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Chester Camp, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Chester Camp, a Roman camp in Irchester parish, Northamptonshire, on the river Nen, 2 miles SE of Wellingborough. It occupies 18 acres, had a vallum 9 feet thick, and has yielded Roman coins, bricks, pavements, and altars.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

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


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: