Sources for researching Nonconformists in Northamptonshire
by Graham Ward
This new publication is a research guide to the complex area of nonconformist history with particular reference to Northamptonshire. By 1851, 28% of the county’s population attended a nonconformist chapel, so it is likely that pan of your family will be involved with one of these groups. This booklet will help you to understand the different records that are available for research into nonconformity in the county. Topics include: background and historical context, sources for people and places, a brief overview of the different denominations, details of non-conformist libraries and societies plus a detailed bibliography and list of the non-conformist registers held at Northampton Record Office.
Available from the Northamptonshire Family History Society bookstall for £2.50 plus postage (UK 45p, airmail £1.40) ISBN 1904460275,
First published November 2004, revised 2011
Included in the publication is a directory of resources, those referencing webpages are detailed below. If you are aware of any changes to these details please contact me.