The Parish Church of St James is situated in St James Road. Northampton. NN55LE,
approximately 1.5 kilometres west north west of the Town Centre of Northampton
in an area of St James known locally as 'Jimmy's End'.
The Parish of St James has a diverse population, from many ethnic backgrounds and
traditions and has strong ties with other local churches in the area and St James
Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School. There is a healthy fellowship
with surroundings churches of other denominations.St James is also the home of the
Northampton Rugby Football Club, known as 'The Saints who's home ground is just
a few hundred metres west of the Church.
The Saints was formed at the end of the 19th century by the then curate of St James
Nearby is also the home of the Northampton Town's Football Club, 'The Cobblers'
who have their home ground at the Sixfields Stadium two kilometres South West of