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[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013

"FOWLMERE, (or Fulmer or Foulmire), a parish in the hundred of Thriplow, county Cambridge, 5 miles north-east of Royston, its post town, and 9 south of Cambridge. It is situated in the neighbourhood of Brent Ditch, and on the heath adjoining, a great number of aquatic and bog plants are found. The land is chiefly arable. The village, which is considerable, was once a market town. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Ely, value £598. The church is a stone edifice dedicated to St. Mary. There are charities producing about £11 per annum. The Independents have a chapel. There is a large warren.

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



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