St Mary's Church, Felmersham
Felmersham shown within Bedfordshire
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Felmersham is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Bedford in Bedfordshire, England, on the River Great Ouse, about 7 miles (11 km) north west of Bedford. As a civil parish, it includes the hamlet of Radwell, and is sometimes known as Felmersham and Radwell, and has a population of about 800, and is circumscribed by the Great Ouse on the north, east and south. Other nearby places are Sharnbrook, Odell, Pavenham and Milton Ernest. Felmersham with Radwell was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as a parish within the Hundred of Willey. John de Burnham, later Lord High Treasurer of Ireland, was parish priest here in the 1330s.
The Church of St Mary is located in the village.
Felmersham supports a lower school, Pinchmill Lower School, which was opened in 1974, taking its name from the Pinchmill Islands in Sharnbrook. The school caters for children aged 5–9. After leaving, children attend Lincroft Middle School in Oakley, or Harrold Priory Middle School in Harrold.
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