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Salcey Forest, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Salcey Forest, a royal forest on the S border of Northamptonshire, 6½ miles SSE of Northampton. It comprises 1847 acres. Salcey Lawn is the property of the Commissioners of Woods and Forests, and Hartwell Lodge belongs to the Crown.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthamptonshire 
HundredCleley 
Poor Law unionPotterspury 

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


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.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Salcey Forest from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northamptonshire is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Salcey Forest are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Northamptonshire papers online: