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| County = Northamptonshire
 
| County = Northamptonshire
| Hundred = Higham-Ferrers
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| Hundred = Higham Ferrers
 
| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Wellingborough/ Wellingborough]
 
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=== Parish History ===
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===Parish History===
  
 
HIGHAM-FERRERS (Virgin Mary), a town and '''parish''', in the hundred of Higham-Ferrers, union of Wellingborough, N. division of the county of Northampton, 15½ miles (E. N. E.) from Northampton, and 65 (N. N. W.) from London. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51030#s16 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''], (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 03 December 2013.</ref>  
 
HIGHAM-FERRERS (Virgin Mary), a town and '''parish''', in the hundred of Higham-Ferrers, union of Wellingborough, N. division of the county of Northampton, 15½ miles (E. N. E.) from Northampton, and 65 (N. N. W.) from London. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51030#s16 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''], (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 03 December 2013.</ref>  
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=== Resources ===
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===Resources===
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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====Civil Registration====
  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
==== Church records ====
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====Church records====
  
 
'''{{PAGENAME}}''' parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
 
'''{{PAGENAME}}''' parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''AC BTs''' = [http://ancestry.co.uk/ Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref name="bp">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=9200 'Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912'], ''Ancestry,'' accessed 5 March 2015.</ref><ref name="bur">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=9201 'Northamptonshire, England, Burials, 1813-1912'], ''Ancestry,'' accessed 5 March 2015.</ref>
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| colspan="6" bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" |'''AC BTs''' = [http://ancestry.co.uk/ Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref name="bp">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=9200 'Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912'], ''Ancestry,'' accessed 5 March 2015.</ref><ref name="bur">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=9201 'Northamptonshire, England, Burials, 1813-1912'], ''Ancestry,'' accessed 5 March 2015.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''AC PRs''' = [http://ancestry.co.uk/ Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref name="bp" /><ref name="bur" />
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| colspan="6" bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" |'''AC PRs''' = [http://ancestry.co.uk/ Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref name="bp" /><ref name="bur" />
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/nth.shtml 'Northamptonshire Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 29 November 2014.</ref>
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| colspan="6" bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" |'''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/nth.shtml 'Northamptonshire Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 29 November 2014.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#ffcccc" |<center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''AC BTs'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=9200 '''1813-1861''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=9200 '''1813-1861''']
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=9200 '''1813-1861''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=9200 '''1813-1861''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''AC PRs'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |'''AC PRs'''
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=9200 '''1813-1912''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=9200 '''1813-1912''']
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=9200 '''1813-1912''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://freereg.org.uk '''1579-1640, 1653-1869''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |[http://freereg.org.uk '''1579-1640, 1653-1869''']
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==== Census records ====
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====Census records====
  
 
{{British Census|438876}}  
 
{{British Census|438876}}  
  
==== Probate records ====
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====Probate records====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Northamptonshire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Northamptonshire Probate Records|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 ==
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==Maps and Gazetteers==
  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Websites ==
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==Websites==
 
 
 
   
 
   
  
== References ==
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==References==
  
 
{{reflist}} {{Northamptonshire}}  
 
{{reflist}} {{Northamptonshire}}  
  
 
[[Category:Northamptonshire Parishes]]
 
[[Category:Northamptonshire Parishes]]

Revision as of 22:26, 23 February 2021


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


Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Higham Ferrers
County Northamptonshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Wellingborough
Registration District Wellingborough
Records begin
Parish registers: 1579
Bishop's Transcripts: 1706
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Higham Ferrers
Diocese Peterborough
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
Location of Archive
Northamptonshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HIGHAM-FERRERS (Virgin Mary), a town and parish, in the hundred of Higham-Ferrers, union of Wellingborough, N. division of the county of Northampton, 15½ miles (E. N. E.) from Northampton, and 65 (N. N. W.) from London. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]


Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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]

Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

AC BTs = Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms (Ancestry) - (£)[2][3]
AC PRs = Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms (Ancestry) - (£)[2][3]
FREG = FreeREG - free[4]
Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC BTs 1813-1861 1813-1861
AC PRs 1813-1912 1813-1912
FREG 1579-1640, 1653-1869 1579-1640, 1653-1837 1579-1640, 1653-1886

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.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 03 December 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 'Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912', Ancestry, accessed 5 March 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 'Northamptonshire, England, Burials, 1813-1912', Ancestry, accessed 5 March 2015.
  4. 'Northamptonshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 29 November 2014.