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Mareham le Fen (Mareham-le-Fen)


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Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 640
1851 H.O. 107 / 2107
1861 R.G. 9 / 2370
1871 R.G. 10 / 3385
1891 R.G. 12 / 2600
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Church History

St. Helen's Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Mareham le Fen is both a village and parish 6 miles south of Horncastle. Tumby parish lies to the west and Revesby is to the east.

If you are planning a visit:

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Military History

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Military Records

From the Marham-le-Fen War Memorial, by Eric WALTERS, (with additional notations):

Cemetery Died Surname Given names Btln. Regiment Notes
Helles Mem 31-Jul-15 Bell George 6 Lincs a
Ploegsteert Mem 25-Sep-15 Chester William Henry 2 Lincs
Le Touret Mem 10-Mar-15 Cooling Harry 2 Lincs c
Dranoutre Chyd 01-Jun-15 Ellwood Charles Hugh 4 Lincs d
Mont Huon 23-Aug-18 Fletcher Charles Herbert 7 Lincs e
Heilly Station Mericourt 05-Jul-16 Horton Walter/William Henry 7 Lincs d
Mareham le Fen Cty 31-Oct-22 Johnson Wilfred Henry 7th Lincs
Duisans Brit. Cty. 13-Oct-18 Johnson Percy 10th Canadian Inf.
Thiepval Mem 04-Apr-17 Newstead Ernest 2 Royal Berks
Mareham le Fen Cty 23-Nov-18 Padley Charles William 2 Bedford f
Gosselies Com. Cty. 03-Dec-18 Porter Fred 7th Bde. Royal Horse Artillery
Mareham le Fen Cty 19-Mar-17 Roberts Walter RE - Wireless
Vaudencourt BC 17-Nov-18 Scarboro William 18 MGC d
Bray MC 06-Apr-17 Spikings Albert 4 Lincs h


  1. Son of John W. and Mary J. BELL, of Mareham-le-Fen.
  2. .
  3. Coporal, Son of John and Hannah COOLING; husband of Florence in Hull.
  4. Not found in CWGC database.
  5. Coporal, Son of William and Emily Jane FLETCHER, of Mareham-le-Fen.
  6. Private, Son of Charles and Emily PADLEY, of Mareham-le-Fen.
  7. Lance Corporal.

There are two Commonwealth War Graves in the parish Cemetery for World War I:

  1. Charles William PADLEY, priv., 2nd Btn. Befordshire Regt., died 23 Nov. 1918.
  2. Walter ROBERTS, driver, Royal Engineers, age 23, died 19 Mar. 1917.

And one CWWG for World War II:

  1. Ernest GOSLING, trooper, Royal Armoured Corps, age 25, died 15 Jan. 1944.
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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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    Year  Inhabitants
1801 383
1811 487
1821 609
1831 625
1841 713
1851 835
1871 822
1881 736
1891 803
1901 680
1911 661
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