Orton  Northamptonshire


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

ORTON, a chapelry in Rothwell parish, Northampton.1½ mile S W of Rothwell, and 4 W by N of Kettering r.station. Post-town, Rothwell, under Kettering. Acres, 940. Real property, £1, 440. Pop., 69. Houses, 19. The manor belongs to H. H. H. Hungerford, Esq. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Rothwell, in the diocese of Peterborough. The church is good, and has a tower.

Orton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 12th April 2024

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