Cransley

Cransley is a civil parish in Northamptonshire, England. It contains the village of Great Cransley but Little Cransley is in the adjacent parish of Broughton. At the time of the 2001 census, Cransley parish had 283 inhabitants,[1] increasing to 305 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Cransley
Cransley is located in Northamptonshire
Cransley
Cransley
Location within Northamptonshire
Population305 (2011)
OS grid referenceSP8276
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKettering
Postcode districtNN14
Dialling code01536
PoliceNorthamptonshire
FireNorthamptonshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Northamptonshire
52°22′49″N 0°47′22″W / 52.3803°N 0.7894°W / 52.3803; -0.7894Coordinates: 52°22′49″N 0°47′22″W / 52.3803°N 0.7894°W / 52.3803; -0.7894

The villages name means 'Crane'/Herons' wood/clearing'.[3]

Thomas Crooke, the noted sixteenth-century preacher, was a native of Cransley; he was the ancestor of the Crooke baronets of Baltimore, County Cork.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics: Cransley CP: Parish headcounts. Retrieved 11 December 2009
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  3. ^ http://kepn.nottingham.ac.uk/map/place/Northamptonshire/Great%20Cransley