Whilton  Northamptonshire


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.

Whilton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd June 2018

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