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The parish of Felmersham and Radwell is located 60 miles north of London and 7 miles north west of Bedford in the county of Bedfordshire. The parish is almost entirely encircled by the River Ouse with access to the north by an early 19C bridge and to the south by a mid 18C bridge. The parish has a Village Hall, an early C13 Church and a Pub. The total population of the parish is approximately 800 people.

 
     
 

A brass plaque in Felmersham church records
Richard Otway's burial in 1621, aged 74 years.

HERE LYES THE BODY OF RICHARD OTWAY CITIZEN
AND MARCHANT TAYLER OF LONDON WHO WAS BORNE
AND DYED IN THIS PARISH AFTER HE HAD LIVED IN
THE FEARE OF GOD THREE SCORE & FOVRTEENE YEARES
AS BY HIS DEEDS OF PIETY AND CHARITY MAY APPEARE
HEE WAS BURIED THE 10TH OF IANVARIE 1621 STILO ANGLIAE IAM SEPVLTVS TANDEM RESV.RGAM.
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