Barrowden Rutland Family History Guide

Barrowden is an Ancient Parish in the county of Rutland.

Parish church: St Peter

Parish registers begin: 1603

Nonconformists in Barrowden include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, General Baptist, and Particular Baptist.

Parishes adjacent to Barrowden

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Barrowden, a parish and a subdistrict in the district of Uppingham, Rutland. The parish lies on the river Welland, 3 miles NE of Seaton r. station, and 6 E of Uppingham Post Town, Morcott, under Uppingham. Acres, 2,073. Real property, £2,866. Pop., 653. Houses, 147. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough Value, £483. Patron, the Marquis of Exeter. the church is good. There are a Baptist chapel, and charities £47.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BARROWDEN (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Uppingham, hundred of Wrandike, county of Rutland, 7 miles (S. W.) from Stamford; containing 658 inhabitants. It comprises 1997 acres, whereof 388 are common or waste; and is bounded on the south by the river Welland, which separates the counties of Rutland and Northampton. Excellent rugs are manufactured from sheep-skins; also parchment, glue, leather for the binding of books, hat-linings, &c. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £14. 13. 1½., and in the gift of the Marquess of Exeter: the glebe consists of 26 acres, and a glebe-house has recently been erected; the rector's tithes have been commuted for £588. 13., and £30. 3. are also paid to the incumbent of South Luffenham. There is a place of worship for Baptists.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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Cemeteries

Memorial inscriptions at the Church of St. Peter and the Baptist Chapel, Barrowden Author: Northamptonshire Family History Society

Census

Census returns for Barrowden, 1841-1891

Church Records

Barrowden, Rutland, England : baptisms and burials, 1603-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Barrowden (Rutlandshire); Spencer, Sidnee D. (Sidnee Day), 1938-

Bishop's transcripts for Barrowden, 1701-1869 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Barrowden (Rutlandshire)

England, Rutland, Barrowden, church records, 1701-1970 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Barrowden (Rutlandshire); Leicestershire Record Office

Marriage extracts of Barrowden, Rutland, 1608-1837 Author: Spencer, Sidnee D. (Sidnee Day), 1938-; Church of England. Parish Church of Barrowden (Rutlandshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1603-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Barrowden (Rutlandshire)

Record of members, ca. 1843-1863 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Barrowden Branch (Rutlandshire)

Rutland parish registers Author: Leicestershire & Rutland Family History Society

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Administration

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