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Water Supply - Introduction

07 March 1902 - Northampton Mercury

..…that the Rushden Water Bill has successfully negotiated all the obstacles which threatened, and now on the high road for becoming law. No doubt as soon as this is actually accomplished a start will made with the work, and ere long both Rushden and Higham .....

Sywell and later

Rushden Echo, 25th June 1909, transcribed by Kay Collins

The Higham and Rushden Water Board on Monday decided to allow the Podington Parish Council to have access to the water mains in case of fire at Farndish, on conditions laid down by the Surveyor. It was resolved to make a charge of £1 per annum.

School Visit to Sywell in 1962

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