Place:Fawsley Hundred, Northamptonshire, England

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NameFawsley Hundred
TypeHundred
Located inNorthamptonshire, England

Fawsley Hundred is on the western side of Northamptonshire and has a border with Warwickshire. It is also bounded on the north by Guilsborough Hundred, on the east by Nobottle Grove and Towcester Hundreds, and on the south by Greens Norton and Chipping Warden Hundreds. Its main settlement was Daventry.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Fawsley Hundred from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"The hundred contains twenty-one parishes; and, prior to the time of Henry III [12th century], existed as the two hundreds of Alwardeslea and Gravesend. Acres: 42,386. Population in 1851: 11,750; in 1861: 10,841. Houses: 2,472."

For a map of the hundreds of of Northamptonshire, see A Vision of Britain through Time.

Fawsley Hundred is not covered by the Victoria County History of Northamptonshire.

List of Parishes

ParishDescriptionNotes
Ashby St. Ledgers parish (ancient), civil parish
Badby parish (ancient), civil parish
Barby parish (ancient), civil parish
Braunston parish (ancient), civil parish
Catesby parish (ancient), civil parish
Charwelton parish (ancient), civil parish
Daventry parish (ancient), civil parish
Dodford parish (ancient), civil parish
Everdon parish (ancient), civil parish
Farthingstone parish (ancient), civil parish
Fawsley parish (ancient), civil parish
Hellidon chapelry, parish (ancient), civil parish
Kilsby parish (ancient), civil parish
Litchborough parish (ancient), civil parish
Newnham chapelry, parish (ancient), civil parish
Norton parish (ancient), civil parish
Preston Capes parish (ancient), civil parish
Staverton parish (ancient), civil parish
Stowe Nine Churches parish (ancient), civil parish
Weedon Bec parish (ancient), civil parish
Welton chapelry, parish (ancient), civil parish