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Corby is an industrial town located in Northamptonshire, England with a population of around 50,000.

In 1931 Corby was a small village with a population of around 1,500. The town grew rapidly when a Scottish steel firm located to the town, bringing most of their Scottish employees with them, steel production soon became the town's main industry.

Corby was designated a new town in the 1950s. The steel industry went into decline in the 1980s.

External Links

  • A Corby Website (http://www.townsontheweb.com/ketteringtown/corbytown/main.htm)

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