Stoke Doyle, Northamptonshire
Stoke Doyle, a parish on the west bank of the river Nene, in Northamptonshire, 2½ miles SSW of Oundle station on the Northampton and Peterborough section of the L. & N.W.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Oundle. Acreage, 1570; population, 120. The manor belongs to the Capron family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough; net value, £120 with residence. The church, erected in 1727, is a plain building of stone in the Classic style.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Stoke-Doyle St. Rumbald|
|Poor Law union||Oundle|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The register dates from the year 1560.
Ancestry.co.uk, in association with the Northamptonshire Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts for Northamptonshire online.
Church of England
St. Rumbald (parish church)
The church of St. Rumbald is a plain building of stone, in the Classic style, erected in 1727, consisting of chancel with north chapel, nave and a western tower containing a clock and 5 bells: in the chapel is a monument, by Rysbrach, to Sir Edward Ward, knight, d. 1714; another to Hannah Palmer, d. 1628, and a small one of marble, by Chantrey, to Mrs. Frances Palmer Roberts, of Stoke, wife of a former rector, who died in 1819: there are sittings for 130 persons.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Stoke Doyle from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Stoke-Doyle (St. Rumbald))
- Kelly's Directory of Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire, and Northamptonshire, 1914
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northamptonshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Stoke Doyle are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Northamptonshire papers online: