In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Drayton like this:
DRAYTON, a hamlet in Daventry parish, Northampton; ½ a mile W of Daventry. Pop., 388.
Additional information about this locality is available for Daventry
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Drayton has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Daventry. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Drayton and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Drayton, in Daventry and Northamptonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th May 2013
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