Place:Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, England

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NameDeenethorpe
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates52.509°N 0.602°W
Located inNorthamptonshire, England
See alsoCorby Hundred, Northamptonshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Oundle 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
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Deenethorpe is a village and civil parish in the East Northamptonshire District of Northamptonshire, England. It is situated northeast of Corby and near the A43 road between Corby and Stamford. Nearby villages are Deene located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) to the northwest and Bulwick 1.9 miles (3.1 km) to the southeast.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Deenethorpe from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"DEENTHORPE, a hamlet in Deene parish, Northampton[shire]; 1 mile SSE of Deene village. Real property, £1,942. Population: 259. Houses: 48."

The population of Deenethorpe in the 1881 census was just over 200. Since then, there was a decline in the first half of the 20th century to a low of around 60 people. In 1960 the population increased and at the time of the 2001 UK census, the parish's population was 103 people, and according to the 2011 census the population was 133.

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