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Helpston, City of Peterborough

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Helpston, City of Peterborough

Helpston (also, formerly, "Helpstone") is an English village formerly in the Soke of Peterborough, geographically in Northamptonshire — subsequently (1965–1974) in Huntingdon and Peterborough, then in Cambridgeshire — and administered by the City of Peterborough unitary authority. The civil parish of Helpston covers an area of 754 hectares and had an estimated population in 2005 of 870. The parish church is dedicated to St.
Post townPeterborough
Administrative CountyCity of Peterborough
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridTF1205
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01733

Other names by which Helpston, City of Peterborough has been known in the past


Helpston, City of Peterborough in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Helpstone, par. and vil. with ry. sta., N. Northamptonshire, 6 miles NW. of Peterborough, 1860 ac., pop. 711; P.O., called Helpston.

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