Orlingbury, Northamptonshire Genealogy

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

Orlingbury, Northamptonshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Orlingbury
County Northamptonshire
Poor Law Union Wellingborough
Registration District Wellingborough
Records begin
Parish registers: 1564
Bishop's Transcripts: 1708
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Rothwell
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]

ORLINGBURY (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Wellingborough, hundred of Orlingbury, N. division of the county of Northampton, 3¾ miles (N. W. by N.) from Wellingborough.[1]

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]

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

AC BTs = Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms (Ancestry) - £[2][3]
AC PRs = Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms (Ancestry) - £[2][3]
FREG = FreeREG - free[4]
Orlingbury, Northamptonshire Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC BTs 1813-1886 1813-1886 1813-1886 1813-1886
AC PRs 1813-1912 1813-1912
FREG 1564-1653 1564-1653 1564-1653

Marriages from 1650 to 1700 are indexed in Northamptonshire Marriage Index Pre-1700 (2nd ed.). FHL British CD-ROM no. 5489; publisher's bookstore.

Non-conformist Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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

Genealogy From Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Stentiford, Marjorie F.  An Early South Australia Pioneer.  History and photos of Warwick Langley born 1811, and his wife Caroline nee Dean, of Pytchley  South Australia. Warwick being the 4th child of John Langley and Elizabeth nee Warwick of Orlingbury. He applied to emigrate to South Australia in 1836, aboard the ship Buffalo, and later married Caroline Dean in Adelaide, and settled at Cudlee Creek, and then to Glenelg.  Article in Footprints, Northamptonshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 5,no.3, page 67-71, Family History Library Ref. 942.55 D25fo V.5,no.3.

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: 27 November 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 'Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912', Ancestry, accessed 5 March 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 'Northamptonshire, England, Burials, 1813-1912', Ancestry, accessed 5 March 2015.
  4. 'Northamptonshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 29 November 2014.