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Northampton and Banbury Junction Railway, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Northampton and Banbury Junction Railway, a railway in Northamptonshire. It comprises a line 20 miles. long from theN.W.R. at Blisworth west-south-westward, via Towcester, Wappenham, and Helmdon, to a junction with the N.W.R. at Cockley Brake, near Farthinghoe-authorised in 1863 and opened in 1872.

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: