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Middle Rasen is a both a parish and a village of the same name. Buslingthorpe parish lies to the south and Market Rasen parish lies 1 mile to the south-west. The parish covers about 3,600 acres.
The village sits astride the Rase River. In some Directories you will find the village listed as being partly in two parishes: Middle Rasen Drax and Middle Rasen Tupholme. If you are planning a visit:
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The The ancient stone bridge across the River Rase was replaced by a new one in 1869.
The parish had a Public House named the Nag's Head on Gainsborough road as early as 1842. This establishment is still open. For a photograph, see Geo-graph. Names associated with the Inn are:
John Charles RAWLINSON, above, was born in Market Rasen circa 1859.
There's not much to see in the 1881 census (R.G. 11/3281 folio 86):
Relationship Name Sex Age Where born head John SAUNBY M 63 Waddinham, Lincolnshire wife Harriet SAUNBY F 61 Lincoln, Lincolnshire dau. Elizabeth SAUNBY F 30 Louth, Lincolnshire
The War Memorial for both World Wars is a plaque inside St. Peter's church. Photo taken by John FIRTH.
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