Place:Thorpe by Water, Rutland, England

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NameThorpe by Water
Alt namesThorpe-by-Watersource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates52.559°N 0.685°W
Located inRutland, England     (1885 - )
Also located inNorthamptonshire, England     ( - 1885)
See alsoCorby Hundred, Northamptonshire, Englandhundred in which it was part located
Wrangdyke Hundred, Rutland, Englandhundred in which it was located
Uppingham Rural, Rutland, Englandrural district 1894-1974
Seaton, Rutland, Englandancient parish in which it was a chapelry
source: Family History Library Catalog
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Thorpe by Water is a village and civil parish in the county of Rutland in the east midlands of England. The population at the 2001 UK Census was 56. At the 2011 Census the population remained less than 100 and was combined with that of the civil parish of Seaton.

Thorpe by Water was situated on the border between Rutland and Northamptonshire until 1885 when it was split and the section in Northamptonshire was transferred to the parish of Gretton. (A Vision of Britain through Time)

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