Upper Heyford is an English village 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Northampton along the A45 road just before Weedon Bec, in the shire county of Northamptonshire, also known as "Northants". It is 72 miles (116 km) north of London and 38 miles (61 km) southeast of Birmingham. The village of Nether Heyford is about 0.5 miles (0.8 km) to the south of the village. Upper Heyford is in the civil parish of Nether Heyford. A second village of Upper Heyford is in Oxfordshire.
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.