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Elkington, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Elkington, a parish in Northamptonshire, on the Union Canal, 3½ miles from Yelvertoft station on the L. & N.W.R., and 4 SW of Welford. Post town, Yelvertoft, under Rugby;. money order and telegraph office, Welford. Acreage, 1984',.. population, 67. The church belonged to Daventry Priory, but was long ago demolished, and the inhabitants resort to 'neighbouring churches.

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 
Poor Law unionRugby 

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

Church Records, in association with the Northamptonshire Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts for Northamptonshire online.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Elkington from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNN6
Post TownNorthampton