Place:Dallington, Northamptonshire, England

TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.242°N 0.932°W
Located inNorthamptonshire, England     ( - 1932)
See alsoNorthampton Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1932
Northampton, Northamptonshire, Englandcounty borough into which part was transferred in 1932
Northampton District, Northamptonshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering part of the area since 1974
Duston, Northamptonshire, Englandcivil parish into which part was transferred in 1932
source: Family History Library Catalog

In 1932 the civil parish of Dallington was abolished and the area split between Northampton County Borough and Duston civil parish.

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Dallington is a former village about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) northwest of the centre of Northampton, the county town of Northamptonshire, England. Dallington is now a suburb of Northampton and part of the Northampton District.

The Church of England parish church of Saint Mary the Virgin dates from 1207 and is a Grade II* listed building. It is near the site of a previous Saxon church.

Dallington Hall on Dallington Park Road is a Grade II* listed manor house, originally built 1720-30 for Sir Joseph Jekyll, Master of the Rolls. It was later owned by the Rainsford family and then Earl Spencer.

Dallington is northeast of Duston and northwest of St James End or Duston St. James.

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These two maps show the boundaries of the individual civil parishes in the county in 1900 and in 1944. Comparing the two on a local level allows one to understand the alterations (should there be any) which occurred during the interim period which are noted in the text above.

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