Place:Whitfield, Northamptonshire, England

TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.051°N 1.119°W
Located inNorthamptonshire, England
See alsoBrackley Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
South Northamptonshire District, Northamptonshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Whitfield is a village in the southwest of the English county of Northamptonshire in the valley of the River Great Ouse which forms the border with Buckinghamshire. Nearby villages include Syresham, Helmdon and Silverstone in Northamptonshire and Biddlesden in Buckinghamshire. At the time of the 2001 UK census, the parish had 215 inhabitants.

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

"WHITFIELD, a parish, with a village, in Brackley [registration] district, Northampton; 2½ miles NNE of Brackley [railway] station. It has a postal letter-box under Brackley. Acres: 1,210. Real property: £2,054. Population: 265. Houses: 65. The manor belongs to Worcester College, Oxford. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value: £258. Patron: Worcester College, Oxford. The church is good; and there are a Wesleyan chapel, a partially endowed national school, and charities £33."

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