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Cherry Willingham Church

Sarah Kennington was born in 1808 in Scothern, Lincolnshire, and died in May 1853 and is buried in Reepham. She married John Nettleship a farmer and cattle dealer on 22 November 1827 in Reepham, Lincolnshire. He was born 1803 in Laughterton, Nottinghamshire, and died in March 1885 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, aged 83.

Reepham Parish Register Transcription
Marriage: John Nettleship of Cherry Willingham & Sarah Kennington of this parish on 22nd November 1827
Burial: Sarah Nettleship 22 May 1853, age 48

Child of Sarah Kennington and John Nettleship is:

James Nettleship who was born in 1828 and died in April 1851 at St. Martins, Lincoln. He was buried with the family in Reepham.

Reepham Parish Register Transcription
Baptism: James Nettleship son of John & Sarah Nettleship, 7th February 1828
Burial: April 1851, Reepham, Lincolnshire, age 23

John Nettleship moved to Lincoln from Cherry Willingham and after Sarah died he remarried twice to (1) Elizabeth Allen Adcock in 1854 in St Mary Magdalene, Lincoln and (2) Mary Dowman in 1873 also in Lincoln.

Headstone of Sarah Nettleship and her son James, Reepham Parish Church