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RUSHDEN

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Originally appearing in Volume V23, Page 857 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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RUSHDEN, an urban district in the E. parliamentary division of Northamptonshire, England, 66 m. N.N.W. from London by the Midland railway. Pop. (1901) 12,453• The church of St Mary is a fine cruciform building with western tower and spire. It is mainly decorated, with perpendicular additions, but "retains some Early English details. The growth of Rushden as a town is modern. The industrial population is employed in boot and shoe making, the local staple.
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