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Werrington, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Werrington, a village and a parish in Northamptonshire, near Walton station on the Leicester and Peterborough section of the M.R., and 3½ miles NNW of Peterborough, with a post office under Peterborough; money order office, New England; telegraph office, Millfield. Acreage, 1420; population, 710. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Peterborough; net value, £240 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Peterborough. The church is a very ancient building in mixed styles, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, S porch, and a bell-cote. There are Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels.

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 
Civil parishPaston 
Libertysoke of Peterborough 
Poor Law unionPeterborough 

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

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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