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Bourne is both a town and a parish 97 miles north of London, 10 miles NNE of Stamford and 11 miles west of Spalding. It is bisected by the A15 trunk road, formerly known as the “Great Road from London to Lincoln,” and part of the old Roman Road between the two cities. Bourne parish includes the hamlets of Cawthorpe and Dyke. Morton parish lies to the north and Thurlby parish to the south, with Deeping Fen parish forming the southeast border. The South Forty Foot Drain completes the eastern border. The parish covers about 8,200 acres and includes the hamlet of Cawthorpe 1.5 miles north of Bourne and Dyke, 1.5 miles northeast. (Lincolnshire GenWeb Project)


17 Mar 1576 Bourne, Lincolnshire, England. Christened: Grace COME, daughter of COME (IGI, B: 20 Sep 1967 OAKLA Ba: P011781, +, E: 1 Nov 1967 OAKLA So: 942.53 B4LP V.7, Pr: 0472508, film not yet read)

13 Nov 1580 Bourne, Lincolnshire, England. Christened: John COME, son of COME (IGI, B: 20 Sep 1967 OAKLA Ba: P011781, +, E: 1 Nov 1967 OAKLA So: 942.53 B4LP V.7, Pr: 0472508, film not yet read)

9 Nov 1581 Bourne, Lincolnshire, England. Christened: Anne COME, daughter of COME (IGI, B: 20 Sep 1967 OAKLA Ba: P011781, +, E: 1 Nov 1967 OAKLA So: 942.53 B4LP V.7, Pr: 0472508, film not yet read)

15 Jan 1617 Bourne, Lincolnshire, England. Married: Grace COMBE or COM and Thomas DINNISTHORPE (IGI, B: 6 Apr 1982 OGDEN Ba: E011781, +, E: 27 Jul 1982 OGDEN So: 942.53 B4LP V.7, Pr: 0883857, film not yet read)

Notes: All of above christenings are also found in the LDS British Isles CD, FHL Number 1450461.


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