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Stuchbury or Stotsbury, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Stuchbury or Stotsbury, a parish in Northamptonshire, 1 mile W from Helmdon station on the Northampton and Banbury Junction railway, and 5 N by W from Brackley. Post town, Banbury; money order and telegraph office, Helmdon. Acreage, 1058; population, 22. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough; gross value, £31, in the gift of the University of Oxford. There was formerly a church in this parish, but this has long been destroyed.

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 parishStutchbury St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionBrackley 

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

Church Records

The register is included in that of Helmdon., in association with the Northamptonshire Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts for Northamptonshire online.


Church of England

St. John (parish church)

The chapel of St. John in this parish was attached to the Cluniac monastery of SS. Mary and John the Evangelist at Northampton, but has long been destroyed.

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 Stuchbury or Stotsbury 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: