Cold Ashby is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1560
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1710
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
ASHBY (Cold), a parish in Brixworth district, Northampton; 3½ miles S of Welford, and 5 SE of Stanford-Hall r. station. Post Town, Welford under Rugby. Acres, 1,940. Real property, £4,090. Pop., 446. Houses, 104. The property is subdivided. The place is a meet for the Pytchley hounds. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £230. Patron, the Rev. W. Mousley. The church is tolerable; and contains tombs of the Langhams. A school has £23 from endowment, and other charities £20. Richard Knolles, born in 1543, the author of a History of the Turks, was a native.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Kelly Post Office Directory of Northamptonshire 1869 – Google Books
Kelly Post Office Directory of Northamptonshire 1885 – Archive.org
Civil Registration District: Brixworth
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
Rural Deanery: Haddon
Poor Law Union: Brixworth