Publications  Books & CDs

Northamptonshire Family History Society publications can be purchased online at Parish Chest or Genfair.

New booklets – Northampton All Saints 1731 – a List of Inhabitants and street address.
Northampton 1792 – a List of Heads of Households and Occupations.
Northampton, the Great Election 1768 – a List of Electors with Street Maps.
Kettering 1826 – Names of Owners & Principal Occupiers– with street maps

A list of our publications can be downloaded here

Memorial Inscription Booklets, these are produced regularly as a direct result result of one of the projects we undertake.
Copies are available from Parish Chest or Genfair  or directly from ourselves. We usually take copies to the fairs and events we attend.

New Publications for – Boddington – St John the Baptist, Braunston – All Saints and Cemetery, Culworth – St Mary the Virgin, Morton Pinkney – St Mary, Sulgrave – St James the Less and West Haddon – All Saints

A detailed list is available to download


A Short Guide to Researching your Local and Family history at Northamptonshire Record Office
Aimed mainly at new users to the NRO (although regular visitors will also find it of interest), this booklet
will tell you all you need to know about the rich variety of sources that are available, how to access them
and how to make the most of your visit. It covers a variety of topics from births, marriages and deaths, wills
& probate, maps, the parish chest to estate and family collections as well as a comprehensive guide to
finding your way around.  (revised & updated 2019)
Price £2.50 plus p/p Available from our bookstall or online via Parish Chest

Sources for Researching Non‐conformist in Northamptonshire
Originally published by NFHS in 2004, this guide has been revised and updated.  It covers key dates in non‐
conformist history with detailed chapters on sources for specific religions and includes details of records
held by Northampton Record Office  (revised & updated 2019)
Price £2.50 plus p/p. Available from our bookstall or online via Parish Chest

Vols 1-30 ~ Over 600 pages of articles, news, research information, parish profiles, strays and more from the first 30 volumes of Footprints.
Vols 31-40 ~ Over 800 pages of articles, news, research information, parish profiles, strays, news from the Archives, local research information and much more from Footprints Vols 31-40
Available on CD or USB – 1 – 30 Price £10, 13 – 40 £12 (or save & buy both for £20!)


Revised Edition 2019:  Francis Howcutt, a Society member and volunteer has been working through the existing index and by going back to the original documents has managed to validate a large number of previously unknown names and parishes. This will be a great help to researchers. This revised Index of over 87,000 entries, which includes the reference numbers should you wish to order a copy from Northampton Archives, is available as a CD or on USB.
Available on CD or USB – Price: £12.00

CDs/USBs are available online from Parish Chest or Genfair
 by post (plus £1.60 p/p)