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
- South Luffenham
- Harringworth, Northamptonshire
- Wakerley, Northamptonshire
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
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- 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