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Wilby, Northamptonshire

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Wilby, Northamptonshire

Wilby is a linear village and civil parish in Northamptonshire. It is directly south-west of the town of Wellingborough on the former trunk road, the A4500, to the county town of Northampton. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 621 people. Wilby has a Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, a small village faith school with fewer than 100 pupils.
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP8666
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01933

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

Willy ~ Wilebi

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

Wilby (or Willy), par. and vil., Northamptonshire - par., 1120 ac., pop. 405; vil., 3 miles SW. of Wellingborough; P.O., called Willy; has brickworks and a leather factory.

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