Place:


Willybrook  Northamptonshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Willybrook like this:

WILLYBROOK, a river and a hundred in the NE of Northampton. The river rises near Rockingham; runs 10 miles north-eastward to Kingscliffe; and goes thence 5 miles south-south-eastward to the Nen, near Fotheringhay. The hundred contains 14 parishes. Acres, 27,490. Pop., 6,995. Houses, 1,476.

Willybrook through time

Willybrook is now part of East Northamptonshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Northamptonshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Willybrook itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Willybrook in East Northamptonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/20848

Date accessed: 25th January 2020


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