Hambleton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Rutland. Braunston is a chapelry of Hambleton.
Parish church: St Andrew
Parish registers begin: 1558
Hambleton, a village and a parish in Oakham district, Rutland. The village stands on an eminence, near the river Gwash, 3 miles NE by N of Manton r. station, and 3 ESE of Oakham; is said to have had three churches at the Conquest; was once a market town; and has a post office under Oakham. The parish comprises 1,154 acres. Real property, £694. Pop., 323. Houses, 64. The manor belonged to Editha, wife of the Confessor; passed to the Badlesmeres; and belongs now to George Finch, Esq. Hambleton Hall was a Tudor mansion, and became a farm house. The living is a vicarage, united with the chapelry of Braunston, in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £180. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. The church is chiefly early English, with later English clerestory; consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with a square tower; and is in good condition. There is a national school.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].