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Islip is a village in Northamptonshire, found just west of Thrapston and 7 miles east of Kettering. The parish is bounded to the east by the River Nene and to the north by Harpurs Brook, a tributary of the Nene. The 2001 recorded the parish's population as 763 people.
Islip had a parish church by the early 13th century but the present Perpendicular Gothic parish church of Saint Nicholas was built early in the 15th century. St. Nicholas' shares a benefice with the parishes of Thrapston and Denford.
Social and economic history
Matthias Nicoll moved to New York from Islip in 1664. The town of Islip in Suffolk County, New York is named after the Northamptonshire village.
About the village
Islip also has a football team, Islip United FC.
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- Archbishops' Council (2010). "St Nicholas, Islip". Church of England. http://www.achurchnearyou.com/islip-st-nicholas-church/. Retrieved 17 December 2011.
- "Endangered: Historic Preservation". New York Times. June 12 2005. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C06E0DE1038F931A25755C0A9639C8B63&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=2. Retrieved 17 December 2011.
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