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Fenton

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2482
1891 R.G. 12 / 2716
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Church History

All Saints Church

All Saints Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Fenton is a parish and village just 6 miles ESE of Newark on Trent and 3 miles due south of Beckingham parish. Stubton parish lies to the south. The parish covers about 1,230 acres of low, marshy land.

Note: There is a hamlet of Fenton in Kettlethorpe parish near Gainsborough.

The small village of Fenton lies between two small tributaries that drain into the River Witham. If you are planning a visit:

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History

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Land and Property

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Manors

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Maps

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Names, Geographical

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Names, Personal

Here are the surnames found in White's 1872 Directory of Lincolnshire:

HALL, JENKINSON, MARSLAND, RIPLEY, ROSS, WILKINSON and THURLBY.

Here's a partial list of surnames found in Kelly's 1913 Directory:

CODD, COUSINS, PICKETT.
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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 84
1841 120
1871 87
1881 84
1891 76
1911 52
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Schools

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[Last updated: 2-September-2012 - Louis R. Mills]