Barnack  Northamptonshire


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

BARNACK, a village, a parish, and a subdistrict in the district of Stamford; the village and the parish in Northampton, the subdistrict variously in Northampton, Lincoln, Huntingdon, and Rutland. The village stands 1½ mile SSE of Uffington r. station, and 3½ ESE of Stamford; and has a post office under Stamford. ...

Pop., 569. Houses, 137. The parish includes also the hamlets of Pilsgate and Southorpe. Acres, 4,440. Real property, £8,699. Pop., 947. Houses, 202. The property is divided among a few. Building-stone is extensively quarried; and was furnished hence for Peterborough and Ely cathedrals, and for several other churches. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £1,025.* Patron, the Bishop of Peterborough. The church is partly early Norman, and in very good condition. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and a poors' estate yielding annually £73.-The subdistrict contains sixteen parishes-Acres, 28,722. Pop., 5,692. Houses, 1,148.

Barnack through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th February 2020

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