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Kilsby, Northamptonshire

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Kilsby, Northamptonshire

Kilsby is a village and civil parish in the Daventry district of Northamptonshire, England situated approximately five miles south-east of Rugby. According to the 2001 census Kilsby had a population of 1,221. The village has grown considerably since the 1960s, with several new housing developments and a degree of in-filling. Amenities include a primary school, post office and shop, two pubs and two churches - Church of England and URC.
DistrictDaventry district
Post townRUGBY
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP5671
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01788
Population1,221 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Kilsby, Northamptonshire has been known in the past


Kilsby, Northamptonshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kilsby, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Kilsby and Crick), in W. of Northamptonshire, 5½ miles N. of Daventry, 3200 ac., pop. 599; P.O., T.O. Kilsby Tunnel is over 1¼/4. mile in length.

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