Quite recently we have held a vision / growth day and all sorts of ideas are taking shape as to how we would like to grow as a church and reach out to our community and spread the teachings of Jesus Christ.
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We have a small very friendly and very welcoming congregation. We belong to the South Cleley Benefice along with Furtho, Yardley Gobion, Cosgrove and Wicken with whom we share our Priest in Charge, Revd Diane Whittaker
Dating back to the Dooms Day Book the village has had a church for nearly 1200 years.
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If you would like to be a part of our mission please contact us. Any help, new ideas and thinking etc will be very welcome
This is one of the oldest vicarages in the village, the vicar now has a modern house just outside the grounds of the church as the bottom of Church Lane
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At the hear of the village is the village shop 'Cottage Stores'
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Nearby villages include Wicken, Deanshanger, Grafton Regis, Alderton and Yardley Gobion. Stony Stratford and Towcester offer the nearest substantial shopping areas.
Potterspury is a town and civil parish in the district of South Northamptonshire. The nearest main town is Milton Keynes, the centre of which is about 7 miles south-east. At the time of the 2011 census, the parish's population (including Furtho) was 1,453 people.
The Grave yard is located at the bottom of the high street and is one of 3 places for burials within the village.
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A History of the County of Northampton: Volume 5, the Hundred of Cleley. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 2002.
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The parish church is dedicated to St Nicholas, and there has been a church on the site since at least 1087, originally granted by Robert de Ferrers, 1st Earl of Derby to Bernard the Scribe.
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Educational provision in the village includes the all-boys' Potterspury Lodge School, which helps children with learning difficulties, and John Hellins Primary School. The latter has about 115 children, aged 4–11. Most leavers go on to Elizabeth Woodville School, formerly Kingsbrook School, in Deanshanger, as their secondary school. John Hellins was a mathematician and astronomer who, as parish priest at Potterspury, founded and taught in the village school.
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There is a small shop with post office on the High Street near the church, and a Village Hall at the end of the High Street. The village has two pubs, The Talbot (now closed) on the A5 and The Cock on the High Street. There is a sports and social club at the bottom of Meadow View, where Potterspury FC are the village football club[clarification needed].
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