The Domesday Book

The Domesday Book was completed in 1086 and amounts to a survey of much of England and parts of Wales. The manuscript record was ordered by King William the Conqueror. The attached image shows the entries for Yaxley, Stanground, Woodston, Haddon, Water Netwon, Sibson,...

Manorial Records

The Manorial Records are a collection of documents, records and maps belonging to the Parish of Yaxley. They were purchased by the Yaxley Parish Council and are stored in a fireproof chest in the Council Chambers at the Amenity Centre. Included in the collection are...

Protestation Returns 1641

This is one of the earliest documents listing families of Yaxley. The Protestation Returns relate to the years 1641/42, around the start of the Civil War. The Protestation was an Oath of loyalty to the King, and was originally drawn up and taken by the members of the...