Place:Northampton, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada

Alt namesCarrsource: settlement in parish
Harten Cornersource: settlement in parish
Kilmarnocksource: settlement in parish
Lower Northamptonsource: settlement in parish
Coordinates46.08°N 67.55°W
Located inCarleton, New Brunswick, Canada     (1831 - )
Also located inYork, New Brunswick, Canada     (1784 - 1831)
source: Family History Library Catalog
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Northampton is a parish in the southern part of Carleton County, New Brunswick, Canada. The parish was established in 1786 as part of York County and became part of Carleton County when it was formed in 1831. It was probably named for Northampton in England. It included Southampton Parish in York County until 1833.

The area of the parish is 243.45 km2 (94.00 sq mi) and the population in 2011 was 1,825, an increase of 14.1% from 2006. There were 769 dwellings counted. The population density was calculated at 7.5/km2 (19/sq mi). The population was more than 96% English-speaking.

Wikipedia lists the following settlements in Northampton parish. None of them are incorporated municipalities. Those in italics are small and redirected here. The others have their own pages in WeRelate. The Graftons, the Northamptons and the Newbridges have been grouped together under Grafton, Northampton (village), and Newbridge. Each settlement has a page in Place Names of New Brunswick.

Image:Carleton County ital3.png
East NewbridgeNewburg
GraftonNorthampton (village)
Grafton HillPembroke
Harten CornerSouth Newbridge
KilmarnockUpper Northampton
Lower Northampton

Research Tips

  • New Brunswick Provincial Archives. This is the introductory page. The tabs will lead you to more precise material.
  • The FamilySearch wiki. This lists the availability of vital statistics indexes for New Brunswick.
  • New Brunswick GenWeb. A round-up of a lot of genealogical information at the province, county and parish level. Lists of cemeteries and monumental inscriptions can be found here.
  • The Provincial Archives website titled The Placenames of New Brunswick has maps of all of its parishes and descriptions of some communities within them. This site contains "cadastral" maps for each parish illustrating the grantee’s name for land granted by the province. These maps are cumulative, showing all grants regardless of date.
  • Microfilm images of all Canadian censuses 1851-1911 are online at Library and Archives Canada, as well as at FamilySearch and Ancestry. The 1921 census appears to be available only at Ancestry.
  • The CanGenealogy page for New Brunswick. An overview of available online sources with links written by Dave Obee.
  • More possibilities can be found by googling "New Brunswick province family history" and investigating the results.
  • The word "rencensement", found in Sources, is French for "census".
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