Elkington

ELKINGTON, a parish, in the union of Rugby, hundred of Guilsborough, S. division of the county of Northampton, 3 miles (S. S. W.) from Welford; containing 46 inhabitants. This parish, through which passes the Grand Union canal, comprises 1868 acres of a moderately productive soil, the property of the Earl Spencer and the Langham family. The church, which belonged to the monastery of Daventry, and subsequently to that of Pipewell, is supposed to have been destroyed in the civil wars.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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