Place:Whiston, Northamptonshire, England

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NameWhiston
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.232°N 0.801°W
Located inNorthamptonshire, England     ( - 1935)
See alsoWymersley Hundred, Northamptonshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Hardingstone Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Cogenhoe, Northamptonshire, Englandparish into which it was absorbed in 1935
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Whiston is a village in the English county of Northamptonshire four miles due east of the county town of Northampton. It is in the civil parish of Cogenhoe and Whiston.The name of the village derives from Old English and was first recorded as Hwiccingtune in 974. It means "the farmstead of the Hwicce tribe." At the 2011 Census the population of the village remained less than 100 and was included in the civil parish of Brafield and Yardley.

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