Corby, a village and a parish in Northamptonshire. The village stands on an affluent of the river Nen, 7 1/4 miles NNE. of Kettering, and has a station on the M.R., and a post and money order office under Kettering ; telegraph office, Weldon.. The parish comprises 2640 acres; population, 845. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough; value, £270. Patron, the Countess of Cardigan. The church is ancient. There are Congregational and Wesleyan chapels.. Ironstone in large quantities is mined in this parish.