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Other places in the parish include: Radwell

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1660
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Felmersham

  • Sharnbrook
  • Odell
  • Bletsoe
  • Chellington
  • Carlton
  • Pavenham
  • Milton Ernest

Historical Descriptions

Felmersham

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FELMERSHAM, a village and a parish in the district and county of Bedford. The village stands on the river Ouse, 2 miles SW of Sharnbrook r. station, and 7 NNW of Bedford; and has a post office under Bedford. The parish includes also the hamlet of Radwell. Acres, 2,400. Real property, £2,039. Pop., 483. Houses, 110. The property is subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £177. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is early English, cruciform, and good. There are a Methodist chapel, a national school, and charities £12.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Felmersham, 6 m. N.W. Bedford. P. 531.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850

Radwell

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Radwell, 5½ m. Bedford. P. 204.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850

Shadwell

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Shadwell. P. inclu. in Felmersham Parish

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Parish Records

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Maps

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Administration

  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Bedford
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford
  • Diocese: Pre-1837 – Lincoln, Post-1836 – Ely
  • Rural Deanery: Clapham
  • Poor Law Union: Bedford
  • Hundred: Willey
  • Province: Canterbury

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