Salcey Forest, Northamptonshire
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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Potterspury|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Salsey Forest)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northamptonshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Salcey Forest are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Northamptonshire papers online: