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St Peter's Church, Isham
Isham is located in Northamptonshire
 Isham shown within Northamptonshire
Population 771 (2011 census)
OS grid reference SP8873
District Wellingborough
Shire county Northamptonshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Kettering
Postcode district NN14
Dialling code 01536
Police Northamptonshire
Fire Northamptonshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Wellingborough
List of places

Coordinates: 52°21′10″N 0°42′09″W / 52.3529°N 0.7024°W / 52.3529; -0.7024

Isham is a village and civil parish in Northamptonshire, England. It is on the A509 road, three miles south of Kettering and a mile to the west of Burton Latimer. The River Ise is to the east of the village. Administratively, it forms part of the borough of Wellingborough.[1] At the time of the 2011 census, the parish's population was 772 people.[2]

A bypass west of the village is planned by the county council.[3] HMS Isham, a Ham class minesweeper was named after the village.


Isham has a shop, several churches,[4] the Isham Church of England primary school and a pub ( Lilacs Inn).

Isham Cricket Club, which plays in Division 1 of the Northamptonshire County League, is based on the outskirts of the village between Isham and Orlingbury.[5] Past players have included Stephen Fleming (New Zealand national cricket team captain) and Johann Myburgh (SA Titans).[6] The village is home to a wild bird sanctuary known as Safewings, which cares for injured birds.[7]

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