Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Kettering, a market-town of Northants, 13 miles N.E. of Northampton, on the Midland Railway. Its market privileges date from Henry III., and the church of SS. Peter and Paul affords a good example of the 15th century Perpendicular style. There are a town-hall, an endowed school, and other public ' institutions. Boots and shoes, brushes, clothing, agricultural implements, and velvet are the staple manufactures, iron being also worked in the neighbourhood.