Place:


Little Harrowden  Northamptonshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Little Harrowden like this:

HARROWDEN (LITTLE), a village and a parish in Wellingborough district, Northampton. The village stands near the Bedford and Leicester railway, 2½ miles N by W of Wellingborough; and has a post office under Wellingborough. The parish comprises 1, 480 acres. Real property, £3, 121. Pop., 679. ...


Houses, 153. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicar_ age, annexed to the vicarage of Great Harrowden, in the diocese of Peterborongh. The church has a Norman door, and a square tower; and was recently renovated. There are a Methodist chapel, an endowed school with £20 a year, and other charities with £38.

Little Harrowden through time

Little Harrowden is now part of Wellingborough district. Click here for graphs and data of how Wellingborough has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Little Harrowden itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Little Harrowden, in Wellingborough and Northamptonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/7980

Date accessed: 23rd September 2017


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