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Reepham Church

Faith Kennington was born in 1818 in Fiskerton, Lincolnshire, and died in the first quarter of 1872 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, age 54. She married Charles Markham a carpenter and wheelwright in 1840 in Reepham, Lincolnshire. He was born 1817 in Great Limber, Lincolnshire, and died June 1876 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, age 59.


Marriage Certificate 8 June 1841
Reepham Parish church
Charles Markham, bachelor, wheelwright, father Thomas Markham, labourer
Faith Kennington, spinster, father Thomas Kennington, labourer
Charles signed, Faith made her mark
Witnesses: Robert Tomlinson, Ann Harrison

Charles was a wheelwright and employer of Reepham and they had 5 children:

Sarah Faith Markham who was born in May 1842 at Reepham, Lincolnshire. Sarah died at Reepham in 1864.

James Fowler Markham who was born in 1844 in Reepham, Lincolnshire and died in 1881, Lincoln, Lincolnshire. James was a carpenter and married Emma Lyons who was born at Welton, Lincolnshire

Children of James Markham and Emma Lyons are:

Charles Fred Markham born in 1874, in Bracebridge, Lincoln.
Eva Markham born in 1875, in Bracebridge, Lincoln



Robert Markham was born in 1846 at Reepham, Lincolnshire. Robert died in Sheffield in 1866.


Charles Markham was born in 1847 at Reepham, Lincolnshire; and died after 1901. He married Ann and was a butcher in East Retford in 1881. In 1901 he was still in East Retford and was a horse breaker working for himself. They had no children.


Joseph Markham was born in 1851 in Reepham, Lincolnshire. And married Mary Ann Jacques. He was a railway clerk and porter and lived in Nottinghamshire but had moved to Doncaster by 1901 by which time he had been widowed.

Children of Joseph Markham and Mary Jacques are:

Sarah Elizabeth Markham born in 1881, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.
Annie Faith Markham born in 1882, Retford, Nottinghamshire.
Emma Markham born in 1884, Retford, Nottinghamshire.

Headstones for Faith and Charles Markham, Reepham Parish Church

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