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Mary Taylor, of Towcester, has kindly offered to provide a look-up facility for the following Towcester records. She can be contacted by e-mail at marytaylor@taylorbandm.plus.com :

Church Records

Parish Registers

Baptisms: 1706 - 1732, 1735 - 1867 (all indexed)

Marriages: 1706 - 1868 (all indexed)

Burials: 1706 - 1720, 1744 - 1872 (all indexed)

Banns: 1823 - 1893

Non-Conformist Registers

Towcester Independant Chapel - Baptisms 1796 - 1836 (indexed)

Birth records for Towcester Baptist Church 1781 - 1836 (indexed)

Membership records for Towcester Baptist Church 1784 - 1945

Membership records for North End Chapel, Towcester, from its foundation in 1815, at nearby Duncote, until its closure at Towcester in 1894

Towcester Methodist Circuit Register 1806 - 1837, and Towcester entries only to 1869 (indexed)

 

Census

1841, 1851, 1861, 1881, 1891 and 1901 Censuses for Towcester

Towcester strays from the 1881 Census

 

Genealogy

List of Settlement Certificates 1698 - 1793

 

Military Records

Towcester Militia 1777, 1781, 1796 and 1817

List of those who served in the First World War (from St Lawrence Church)

 

Taxes

Hair Powder Tax 1796 - 1797

Land Tax 1778, 1786, 1801 and 1826

Window Tax 1778

 

Cemeteries

Monumental Inscriptions - Extracts from Churchyard and Cemetery

 

Medical Records

Northampton Hospital Patients Journal (Towcester extracts) 1744 - 1825

 

Probate Records

Towcester Wills held at Northampton Record Office, 1750 - 1857 - list with some extracts.

 

Poorhouse

Towcester people extracted from the Deaths register for Towcester Workhouse, 1837 - 1930.

Towcester Vestry Minutes 1816 - 1825, small claims by the poor of the town (extracts only).

  Mary Taylor has also compiled some Towcester family trees and posted them on the Rootsweb WorldConnect site at http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=towcester.

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(Updated 31 January 2006 - Maurice Kellner)