Kettering, Northamptonshire

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Kettering is a town in Northamptonshire

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Kettering within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Kettering in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Kettering, market town and par. with ry. sta., Northamptonshire, 8 miles N. of Wellingborough and 75 miles from London, 2840 ac., pop. 11,095; P.O., T.O.; 3 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-day, Friday. Kettering is an ancient place, and was called by the Saxons Kateringes. The charter for its market was granted by Henry III. in 1227 to the monks of Peterborough. It is a fairly prosperous town, with tanning and currying, mfrs. of boots and shoes, stays, brushes, agricultural implements, and some articles of clothing. It has a handsome town hall, a cattle market, a corn exchange, and a grammar school. Many Roman relics have been found in the vicinity.

Kettering in the Domesday Book

A village in Navisland hundred, in the county of Northamptonshire.

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