Wikipedia:WikiProject Northamptonshire

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The flag of Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire in England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country England
Region East Midlands
Ceremonial county
Area 2,364 km2 (913 sq mi)
 • Ranked 24th of 48
Population (mid-2016 est.) 733,100
 • Ranked 33rd of 48
Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Ethnicity 95.1% White
2.0% South Asian
1.2% Black British.
Non-metropolitan county
County council 200px|Arms of Northamptonshire County Council
Northamptonshire County Council
Executive Conservative
Admin HQ Northampton
Area 2,364 km2 (913 sq mi)
 • Ranked 22nd of 27
Population 733,100
 • Ranked 15th of 27
Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2 GB-NTH
ONS code 34
Districts of Northamptonshire
  1. South Northamptonshire
  2. Northampton
  3. Daventry
  4. Wellingborough
  5. Kettering
  6. Corby
  7. East Northamptonshire
Members of Parliament
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC)
 • Summer (DST) British Summer Time (UTC+1)

Welcome to WikiProject Northamptonshire (or Northants)! This is a collection of editors helping to expand coverage and make pages better in the county. If you would like to help or join the Project you do not have to live in Northamptonshire to join, so feel free to do so!

If you want to find out more about WikiProjects see Wikipedia:WikiProject.

Assessment, Article Alerts[edit]

Northants Assessment

This is updated every 3 days by WP 1.0 bot

Article Alerts

See Article alerts for more info. . Northants Alerts are here: Wikipedia:WikiProject Northamptonshire/Article alerts


The main point of this project is to make coverage on Northamptonshire pages the best possible, not have pages with just a few lines, but have enough information without cluttering the page.

  • To have a page on all villages in Northamptonshire.
  • To have all pages with at least ten lines and expand pages with barely any information.
  • Create guidelines for articles about Northamptonshire.
  • Add suitable images by making or finding
  • Bring the Northamptonshire page to 'Good Article' quality
  • Add suitable maps by making or finding
  • To Improve all articles relating to Northamptonshire
  • To tag all Northants articles.
  • Complete the incomplete infoboxes (add coordinates)
  • Add some references
  • Add categories
  • Our biggest aim is to get Northampton, Wellingborough, Kettering, Corby and Rushden to 'Good Article' quality

Participants, Members[edit]

Feel free to add yourself here; please indicate your particular interest.

  1. Likelife (talk · contribs)-From Wellingborough, want to make Wellingborough and other information on transport better, but I will edit other pages any way.
  2. Jeni (talk · contribs) - Generally working on village articles. Jeni (talk) 13:20, 4 August 2009 (UTC)
  3. Kudpung (talk · contribs) - Lived in Corby for a couple of years. Work on articles for schools, and towns.--Kudpung (talk) 12:42, 5 August 2009 (UTC)
  4. Jolly Ω Janner, help out here especially with setting up the assessment department. 13:03, 5 August 2009 (UTC)
  5. Grev02 (talk · contribs) - Come from Kettering, live in Brighton. I've been adding to Kettering's history section as it appeared no one else in Kettering had bothered!
  6. TheSmuel (talk · contribs) - Non-native, living and working Kettering.
  7. ReformatMe (talk · contribs) - Wellingburian living in both Wellingborough and Twywell. Will be working on geographical information and expanding information on some of villages.
  8. Bogbumper (talk · contribs) - grew up in the county; will try to help out where I can
  9. Fortnum (talk · contribs) - Born and brought up in North Northamptonshire: will be working on villages in North and East Northamptonshire
  10. Majabl (talk · contribs) - Northamptonian by birth and by residence. Spent most of my growing up in in Daventry district.
  11. Buchebroc (talk · contribs) - Resident in Bugbrooke for more than 30 years. Would like to enhance Bugbrooke entry as there is a lot of relevant material still absent.
  12. Thanks, DotComCairney 21:07, 19 October 2009 (UTC) - I've lived in Corby all my life, I'm currently studying at The Kingswood School, i'm an all round nerd and i'm in love with the word Huzzah.
  13. [[ACEOREVIVED (talk) 22:15, 22 March 2012 (UTC)]]. I have lived in Northamptonshire since 1993, although my roots are actually in Hertfordshire. I have lived in both Far Cotton and Kingsthorpe in Northampton, and I know Northampton itself quite well, so feel able to join this WikiProject group.
  14. Noddyt (talk · contribs) - Lifelong Northamptonshire resident. Particular interests are Early Medieval Nene Valley, the Hamfordshoe (Anduedeshoe) and Huxloe (Suþnaveslund) Hundreds, pre-Christian evidence and Christian conversion period.
  15. StanwickRes (talk · contribs) - My interests are photography and history, especially heritage.

13. Leeds01 used to live at The Rectory, Milton Malsor, Northants and, feeling very much attached, wants to upgrade the page to the utmost.


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To do list[edit]

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