Draughton  Northamptonshire


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

DRAUGHTON, a parish in Brixworth district, Northampton; adjacent to the Stamford and Blisworth railway, 1¾ mile NE of Lamport r. station, and 4½ N by E of Brixworth. Post town, Maidwell, under Northampton. Acres, 1, 477. Real property, £2, 607. Pop., 190. Houses, 39. The property is all in one estate. Building stone is found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £343.* Patron, H. H. H. Hungerford, E-sq. The church is very good; and there is an Independent chapel.

Draughton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 12th April 2024

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