Heyford, Northamptonshire Genealogy

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Guide to Heyford, Northamptonshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.


Heyford, Northamptonshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Nobottle-Grove
County Northamptonshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Northampton
Registration District Northampton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1553
Bishop's Transcripts: 1706
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Haddon
Diocese Peterborough
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
Location of Archive
Northamptonshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HEYFORD, NETHER (St. Peter and St. Paul), a parish, in the hundred of Newbottle-Grove, union, and S. division of the county, of Northampton, 7 miles (W. by S.) from Northampton. It is seated on the right bank of the southern branch of the Nene, that river separating it from Upper Heyford.[1]


HEYFORD, UPPER, a parish, in the hundred of Newbottle-Grove, union, and S. division of the county, of Northampton, 6¼ miles (W.) from Northampton. The parish is intersected by the road from Northampton to Daventry.[2]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Heyford parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

AC BTs = Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms (Ancestry) - £[3][4]
AC PRs = Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms (Ancestry) - £[3][4]
BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[5]
FREG = FreeREG - free[6]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[7]
TGEN = TheGenealogist - (£)[8]
HEYFORD PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC BTs 1813-1866 1813-1866 1813-1866 1813-1866
AC PRs 1813-1906 1813-1906 1813-1912 1813-1912
BOYD
1651-1725, 1776-1837

FREG 1671-1905 1558-1920 1671-1958
PALL
1790-1837

TGEN 1558-1837
1558-1837
1558-1837

Marriages from 1654 to 1700 are indexed in Northamptonshire Marriage Index Pre-1700 (2nd ed.). FHL British CD-ROM no. 5489; publisher's bookstore.


Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Northamptonshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 03 December 2013.
  2. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 03 December 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 'Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912', Ancestry, accessed 5 March 2015.
  4. 4.0 4.1 'Northamptonshire, England, Burials, 1813-1912', Ancestry, accessed 5 March 2015.
  5. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  6. 'Northamptonshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 29 November 2014.
  7. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  8. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Genealogist, accessed 27 September 2013.