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Remembering Fletton's Heritage

Now in East Anglia in the Fens we have some wonderful colours. Fields of golden corn, red clover, white clover, yellow mustard and rich soil and in winter there is attractiveness even in the bareness of the landscape’

Frederick C. Wright

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The Farrows Family
J. C. Hill
'The Maker of Modern Fletton'

Brickyard Families

Welcome to Fletton

In 1841 the parish of Fletton was just just 256 inhabitants and yet by 1911 the population had grown to 4,742. What brought about this population explosion? and how did the community adapt?

Within St. Margarets Church there is an Anglo-Saxon freize.

Where did it come from? what was it used for? and where was it found?

How did Symmington Close get it's name?

Find out the answers to these and many other questions.

Old Fletton

Centred around the parish church of St. Margarets, Fletton, or as it became to be known Old Fletton, was traditionally a farming community. Explore Old Fletton by clicking on the button below.

New Fletton

New Fletton, closer to Peterborough than Old Fletton grew from migration to the area. The railways played a crucial role in the development of New Fletton. Explore New Fletton by clicking on the button below.

Industrial Fletton

The railways and the brickyards were vital to the expansion of Fletton. However other industries were also attracted to Fletton  including: Symmingtons, Farrows, Cadge and Colmans and Newalls. You can learn about these industries by clicking on the button below.

If you have a memory or a photograph to share about Fletton then please get in touch by clicking on the button below.

ABOUT US

This website has grown out of a desire to preserve the history of Fletton.

It is continually changing and new information is being added.

Please check back regularly.

Dr Sadie McMullon

ADDRESS

Quarter Cottage

169 Main Street

yaxley

PE7 3LD

sasmc2000@yahoo.co.uk

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