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Bainton, or Badington, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Bainton, or Badington, a parish in Northamptonshire, near the river Welland, ½ mile from Barnack station on the G.N.R., and 4 miles E by S of Stanford, which is the post town; money order and telegraph office, Barnack. The hamlet of Ashton, formerly in Ufford parish, was civilly joined to Bainton in 1887. Acreage, 1739; population, 263. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the rectory of Ufford, in the diocese of Peterborough. The church is Early English. Bainton House is a chief residence.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthamptonshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBainton St. Mary 
Libertysoke of Peterborough 
Poor Law unionStamford 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1713., in association with the Northamptonshire Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts for Northamptonshire online.


Church of England

St. Mary (parish church)

The church of St. Mary is an ancient building of stone, in the Norman and Early English styles, consisting of chancel, nave, north aisle, south porch and a western tower with spire containing a clock and 4 bells: the church was restored in 1879 at a cost of about £1,200, chiefly defrayed by William Earle Welby esq. J.P. of Bainton House: a new organ was erected in 1911, at a cost of about £140: there are sittings for 200 persons.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bainton, or Badington from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northamptonshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Northamptonshire papers online: