Weston Favell, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Weston Favell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1540
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Abington
  • Moulton
  • Little Billing
  • Little Houghton
  • Moulton Park

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WESTON-FAVELL, a parish, with a village, in the district and county of Northampton; 3½ miles ENE of Northampton r. station. It has a post-office under Northampton. Acres, 1,050. Real property, £2,913. Pop., 470. Houses, 115. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £236. Patron, the Rev. R. H. Knight. The church is good, and has a transition Norman tower. There are an endowed school with £25 a year, and charities £30. Hervey, the author of "Meditations," was rector.

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

Administration

County: Northamptonshire
Civil Registration District: Northampton
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
Diocese: Peterborough
Rural Deanery: Haddon
Poor Law Union: Northampton
Hundred: Spelhoe
Province: Canterbury