Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Yardley Hastings is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire. Denton is a chapelry of Yardley Hastings.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1550
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1708

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist Reform.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

YARDLEY-HASTINGS, a parish, with a village, in Hardingstone district, Northamptonshire; 3¼ miles S of Castle-Ashby r. station, and 8 ESE of Northampton. It has a post-office under Northampton, and a fair on Whit-Monday. Acres, 3,510. Real property, £3,323. Pop., 1,152. Houses, 256. The manor belongs to the Marquis of Northampton. The living is a rectory, united with part of Denton, in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £400. Patron, the Marquis of Northampton. The church is partly Norman, partly early English. There are an Independent chapel and a national school.

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: Hardingstone
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Preston
  • Poor Law Union: Hardingstone
  • Hundred: Wymersley
  • Province: Canterbury