Place:Horton, Northamptonshire, England

TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.187°N 0.831°W
Located inNorthamptonshire, England     ( - 1935)
See alsoWymersley Hundred, Northamptonshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Hardingstone Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Hackleton, Northamptonshire, Englandcivil parish into which it was absorbed in 1935
Northampton Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1935-1974
South Northamptonshire District, Northamptonshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Horton is a village in Northamptonshire, England. The village manor, Horton Hall, now demolished, was home to the first governor of the Bank of England and William Parr, 1st Baron Parr of Horton. An outline of its former nucleus can be seen in neighbouring fields, by its grade II park and garden which features and ornamental bridge. It is in the civil parish of Hackleton.

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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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