Thurning, Northampton

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Guide to Thurning, Northamptonshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Thurning, Northampton
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Leightonstone; Polebrook
County Northamptonshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Oundle
Registration District Oundle
Records begin
Parish registers: 1561
Bishop's Transcripts: 1604
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Leightonstone
Diocese Pre-1837 - Lincoln; Post-1836 - Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon
Location of Archive
Northamptonshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

THURNING (St. James), a parish, in the union of Oundle, partly in the hundred of Polebrooke, N. division of the county of Northampton, but chiefly in that of Leightonstone, county of Huntingdon, 5 miles (S. E.) from Oundle. [1]

Additional information:

Thurning is an Ancient Parish partly in Huntingdonshire and partly in Northamptonshire with the main part of this parish in Huntingdonshire. The area that is in Northamptonshire is in the hundred of Polebrooke.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Thurning, Northampton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
AC PRs = Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms (Ancestry) - £[3][4]
Thurning, Northampton Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC PRs 1813-1912 1813-1912
FREG 1560-1812 1560-1812 1561-1812

Non-conformist Records[edit | edit source]

The original records are located in the Northamptonshire Record Office. Some records are located in the Huntingdon Record Office.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Northamptonshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

England Jurisdictions 1851
Vision of Britain

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 27 November 2013.
  2. 'Northamptonshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 29 November 2014.
  3. 'Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912', Ancestry, accessed 5 March 2015.
  4. 'Northamptonshire, England, Burials, 1813-1912', Ancestry, accessed 5 March 2015.