Place:Ashton near Oundle, Northamptonshire, England

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NameAshton near Oundle
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates52.48°N 0.455°W
Located inNorthamptonshire, England
See alsoOundle Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Oundle and Thrapston Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1935-1974
East Northamptonshire District, Northamptonshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


NOTE: There were three places named Ashton originally in Northamptonshire. Ashton by Bainton, in the northeast of the county, is now in Cambridgeshire (due to the link between the unitary authority of Peterborough with Cambridge). The other two are, this one: Ashton near Oundle now in the East Northamptonshire District, and Ashton by Roade in the South Northamptonshire District.

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Ashton near Oundle is a village and civil parish about ¾ mile east of Oundle in the east of the English county of Northamptonshire, England forming part of the district of East Northamptonshire. As well as Oundle, Ashton is bounded by Glapthorn, Tansor, Lutton and Polebrook parishes.

The village was re-built in 1900 by the Rothschild family for estate workers. The village was the birthplace of Dame Miriam Rothschild (1908-2005), a noted natural scientist and author.

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