Place:Preston Deanery, Northamptonshire, England

NamePreston Deanery
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.187°N 0.831°W
Located inNorthamptonshire, England     ( - 1935)
See alsoHardingstone Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Hackleton, Northamptonshire, Englandcivil parish into which it was absorbed in 1935
Northampton Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1935-1974
South Northamptonshire District, Northamptonshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Preston Deanery is a hamlet in the civil parish of Hackleton in the South Northamptonshire District of Northamptonshire, England. It is 4 miles (6 km) south of Northampton town centre and 1.5 miles (2 km) by road to the M1 London to Yorkshire motorway junction 15. It lies just off the B526 road (former A50) from Northampton to Newport Pagnell, between Hackleton and Wootton, a former village which has become now a suburb of Northampton.

It was abolished as a separate parish in 1935. The 1801 census showed a population of 70. The current population estimate is 51.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Preston Deanery.

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