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Duddington, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Duddington, a parish in Northamptonshire, on the river Welland, at the boundary with Rutland, 3 miles SE from Ketton station on the M.R., and 5 SW from Stamford. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Stam-ford. Acreage, 1417; population, 321. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough; net yearly value, £95, with residence, and 32½ acres of land. Patron, the Bishop of Peterborough. The church is ancient but good, with a tower and short spire, and there is a Congregational chapel.

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 parishDuddington St. Mary 
Poor Law unionStamford 

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

Church Records

The register of baptisms dates from the year 1733; marriages, 1754; burials, 1735., 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 Magdalene (parish church)

The church of St. Mary Magdalene is an ancient building of stone, in the Norman and Early English styles, consisting of chancel, clerestoried nave, aisles, south porch and a tower on the south side of the chancel with small pyramidal spire, and containing one bell: the roof was restored in 1872: there are sittings for 250 persons.


Congregational chapel

There is a Congregational chapel here.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Duddington from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Duddington are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

DistrictEast Northamptonshire
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtPE9
Post TownStamford