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Warkton, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Warkton, a parish, with a village, in Northamptonshire, 1½ mile E by N of Kettering station on the M.K. It has a postal letter-box under Kettering; money order and telegraph office, Kettering. Acreage, 1924; population, 247. The manor, with all the land, belongs to the Duke of Buccleuch. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough; net value, £102 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Buccleuch. The church, which is in the Early English and later styles, contains some memorials of the Montagu family.

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 parishWarkton St. Edmund 
Poor Law unionKettering 

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 Warkton 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 districtNN16
Post TownKettering