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FELMERSHAM

[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]

"FELMERSHAM, a parish in the hundred of Willey, county Bedford, 3 miles east of Harrold, and 7 north west of Bedford, its post town. The Sharnbrook station on the Midland railway is about 1½ mile north of the village. It includes the hamlet of Radwell, where there is a bridge across the river Ouse. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ely, value £169, in the patronage of Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is a stone edifice, dedicated to St. Bartholomew, and contains a brass. There is also the district church of Pavenham, the living of which is a perpetual curacy, value £200. The parochial charities produce about £12 per annum. There is a chapel belonging to the Methodists in the parish, and a National school. Crewe Alston, Esq., is lord of the manor. The principal residence is the Grange."

"FELMERSHAM HARDWICK, a single house in the parish of Felmersham, county of Bedfordshire, 2 miles south west of Felmersham."

"MOOR END, a small hamlet in the parish of Felmersham, county of Bedfordshire, 1 mile east north east of Felmersham."

"RADWELL, a hamlet in the parish of Felmersham, hundred of Willey, county Bedford, 6 miles north west of Bedford, on the river Ouse. The Wesleyan Methodists have a place of worship."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson 2003

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