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.