In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Whilton like this:
WHILTON, a parish, with a village, in Daventry district, Northampton; 3½ miles SSE of Crick r. station, and 4½ ENE of Daventry. It has a post-office under Daventry. Acres, 1,270. Real property, £2,582. Pop., 350. Houses, 81. W. Lodge is the seat of J. A. Craven, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £400.* Patron, W. G. Rose, Esq. The church is good; and there are an endowed school with £57 a year, and charities £15.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Whilton, in Daventry and Northamptonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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