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Thorpe Malsor, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Thorpe Malsor, a village and a parish in Northamptonshire, 2½ miles WNW of Kettering station on the M.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Kettering. Acreage, 925; population, 141. The manor with Thorpe Hall belongs to the Maunsell family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough; net value, £273 with residence. The church, which was restored in 1877, is an ancient building of stone in the Decorated style.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthamptonshire 
Ecclesiastical parishThorpe-Malsor St. Leonard 
Poor Law unionKettering 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, in association with the Northamptonshire Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts for Northamptonshire online.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Thorpe Malsor from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northamptonshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNN14
Post TownKettering