Photo of Church of England parish church of St Peter, Barrowden, Rutland by Wehha, some rights reserved.

Barrowden Rutland Family History & Genealogy

Barrowden is an Ancient Parish in the county of Rutland.

Parish church: St Peter

Parish registers begin: 1603

Nonconformists in Barrowden include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, General Baptist, and Particular Baptist.

Parishes adjacent to Barrowden

  • South Luffenham
  • Seaton
  • Morcott
  • Harringworth
  • Wakerley
  • Tixover
  • Ketton

Historical Description

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Barrowden, a parish and a subdistrict in the district of Uppingham, Rutland. The parish lies on the river Welland, 3 miles NE of Seaton r. station, and 6 E of Uppingham Post Town, Morcott, under Uppingham. Acres, 2,073. Real property, £2,866. Pop., 653. Houses, 147. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough Value, £483. Patron, the Marquis of Exeter. the church is good. There are a Baptist chapel, and charities £47.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


  • County: Rutland
  • Civil Registration District: Uppingham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Rutland
  • Poor Law Union: Uppingham
  • Hundred: Wrangdyke
  • Province: Canterbury