Upton (near Castor), Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Upton (near Castor) is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Northamptonshire, created in 1851 from chapelry in Castor Ancient Parish.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1770
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1800

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

UPTON, a chapelry in Castor parish, Northampton; 2½ miles NE of Wansford r. station. Post town, Peterborough. Acres, 1,680. Real property, £1,220. Pop., 100. Houses, 23. Nearly all the property belongs to the Hon. G. W. Fitzwilliam. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £239. Patron, the Bishop of P. The church was renovated in 1863.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Old maps of Britain and Europe from A Vision of Britain Through Time


  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Civil Registration District: Peterborough
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Peterborough
  • Poor Law Union: Peterborough
  • Hundred: Nassaborough
  • Province: Canterbury