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Sainte-Geneviève-en Bray

History & Origin

Sainte Geneviève-en-Bray village is located 175 meters above sea level, the source of the rivers Canche, Ste-Geneviève, and Houlbec, tributaries of the Bethune 14 km from Ste-Saëns, and 39 km. Northeast of Rouen, the village is located 10 km from Neufchâtel, 11 km. Forges-les-Eaux and Buchy, 13 km from St. Saens and 15 of Argueil

The Bell Tower and the apse (posterior end of the sanctuary of a church (wall and roof) are from the 13th century; the arrow, the portal and the porch of the 16th; tile tombs are from the 16th and the 17th centuries; mounds slabs from the 13th and 17th centuries).

The hamlet of Mainemare (hamlet of the commune of Sainte-Geneviève (76), meaning of the toponym: the great mare, the large pond) a had of the Lords of this name as early as the 11th century. Odon, one of them, gave to the Abbey of Beaubec two sheaves of tithes. In 1604, the lordship passed to Vincent Strozzi, husband of the daughter of Antoine de Primerani recipient of the Abbey of Bec-Hellouin. Pierre Strozzi, his brother was Marshal of France.

Ste-Geneviève-en-Bray, in the Camp of the Côte de Carouge have found Roman tiles, in 1863 the Abbot Cochet discovered along the path of the Marayeux a few francs caskets in stone, there are also earthworks resemble the motte of a feudal Castle. It is said that the parish church was once in this place.

Hamlets: Beau gant, Canchy, Carouge, Hamlet-Grard, Houlbec, Mainemare, Mont-pit, the Mohue, Mont-Ranger, La Pommeraye, Sequenle

Source : J.  Bunel & A. Tougard- Geography de la Seine Inferior - 1875

 The so-called "Carte de Cassini" map of France owes its name to a lineage of astronomers and geographers of Italian origin who settled in France in the last third of the 17th century. Launched under the auspices of the Academy of Sciences in 1747, it results from the stubborn work of a succession of scientists and engineers who, for a century and a half, will work to develop new methods of surveys such as that demand a country as vast as France.

To measure the distances by triangulation and thus ensure the exact positioning of the places", "to measure the Kingdom, that is to say to determine the innumerable number of villages, towns and villages sown in all its extent", "to represent what is immutable in the landscape ", these are the objectives posed by Cesar-François Cassini de Thury, the third of the lineage. Two centuries later, the comparison with the current "Carte de France" proves the success of his company.       

                                       

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Sainte-Geneviève-en Bray

History & Origin

Sainte Geneviève-en-Bray village is located 175 meters above sea level, the source of the rivers Canche, Ste-Geneviève, and Houlbec, tributaries of the Bethune 14 km from Ste-Saëns, and 39 km. Northeast of Rouen, the village is located 10 km from Neufchâtel, 11 km. Forges-les-Eaux and Buchy, 13 km from St. Saens and 15 of Argueil

The Bell Tower and the apse (posterior end of the sanctuary of a church (wall and roof) are from the 13th century; the arrow, the portal and the porch of the 16th; tile tombs are from the 16th and the 17th centuries; mounds slabs from the 13th and 17th centuries).

The hamlet of Mainemare (hamlet of the commune of Sainte-Geneviève (76), meaning of the toponym: the great mare, the large pond) a had of the Lords of this name as early as the 11th century. Odon, one of them, gave to the Abbey of Beaubec two sheaves of tithes. In 1604, the lordship passed to Vincent Strozzi, husband of the daughter of Antoine de Primerani recipient of the Abbey of Bec-Hellouin. Pierre Strozzi, his brother was Marshal of France.

Ste-Geneviève-en-Bray, in the Camp of the Côte de Carouge have found Roman tiles, in 1863 the Abbot Cochet discovered along the path of the Marayeux a few francs caskets in stone, there are also earthworks resemble the motte of a feudal Castle. It is said that the parish church was once in this place.

Hamlets: Beau gant, Canchy, Carouge, Hamlet-Grard, Houlbec, Mainemare, Mont-pit, the Mohue, Mont-Ranger, La Pommeraye, Sequenle

Source : J.  Bunel & A. Tougard- Geography de la Seine Inferior - 1875

 The so-called "Carte de Cassini" map of France owes its name to a lineage of astronomers and geographers of Italian origin who settled in France in the last third of the 17th century. Launched under the auspices of the Academy of Sciences in 1747, it results from the stubborn work of a succession of scientists and engineers who, for a century and a half, will work to develop new methods of surveys such as that demand a country as vast as France.

To measure the distances by triangulation and thus ensure the exact positioning of the places", "to measure the Kingdom, that is to say to determine the innumerable number of villages, towns and villages sown in all its extent", "to represent what is immutable in the landscape ", these are the objectives posed by Cesar-François Cassini de Thury, the third of the lineage. Two centuries later, the comparison with the current "Carte de France" proves the success of his company.       

                                       

You have more information and images in PDF format

Capsule #0-J (9 pages) Format  PDF: - Ste-Genevieve-en Bray(EN)

The capsules # 00 are information bearing the word Matte, the capsules # 0 are of general information used to complete the capsules identified # -1 (Charles) or # 1 (Nicolas and Madeleine) or # .2 (children) , etc., which correspond to lineages of Matte ancestors.

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