Upton (St. Michael)

UPTON (St. Michael), a parish, in the hundred of Newbottle-Grove, union, and S. division of the county, of Northampton, 2 miles (W.) from Northampton; containing 59 inhabitants, and comprising 939 acres. The living is annexed, with that of Kingsthorpe, to the rectory of St. Peter's, Northampton. Here are the remains of a castle founded by Simon de St. Liz. James Harrington, the eminent political writer in the time of the Commonwealth, was born at Upton Hall.

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

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