Corby, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Corby, a village and a parish in Northamptonshire. The village stands on an affluent of the river Nen, 7 ¼ miles NNE. of Kettering, and has a station on the M.R., and a post and money order office under Kettering ; telegraph office, Weldon.. The parish comprises 2640 acres; population, 845. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough; value, £270. Patron, the Countess of Cardigan. The church is ancient. There are Congregational and Wesleyan chapels.. Ironstone in large quantities is mined in this parish.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Civil Registration

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Old maps of Corby are available on the site, and a current map is available on the site.