Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 26 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 23 Market Towns of Northamptonshire, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
Brackley, Braunston, Daventry, Earl’s Barton, Hardingstone, Higham Ferrers, Irthlingborough, Kettering, Kingscliffe, Kingsthorpe, Moulton, Northampton, Oundle, Peterborough, Raunds, Rockingham, Rothwell, Rushden, Thrapston, Towcester, Weedon-beck, Weldon, Wellingborough.
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.
Especially contains interesting in-depth descriptions of Northampton and Peterborough.