This domestic farm is an outbuilding of the Villers Abbey situated South of the Abbey 125m high on the left bank of the Thyle river. It used to be linked...
The name evokes a pond or swamp or limits (on).
Video presentation of the village Marbais:
Originally , Adon , Count Marbais from ancient princes of Lorraine and Austrasia and freehold ( inheritance inherited property ) until the 12th century . Marbais = enclave of Namur in the Duchy of Brabant)
Until the French Revolution , is a Marbais Namur earth and is integrated into the Brabant village deserted in 1586 after wars .
1784 : 1419 inhabitants
1801 1095 following the disturbances of the revolution
1846 : 1860 inhabitants
1910 2337 ( mainly due to Chassart )
1914-1918 2190 (war, exodus to more industrial areas
1961: 2088 inhabitants
1976 : 2133 inhabitants
1981 : 2207 inhabitants
1994 : 2576 inhabitants
2002 : 2700 inhabitants
2003 : 2752 inhabitants
2004 : 2743 inhabitants
2005 : 2784 inhabitants
2006 : 2802 inhabitants
2007: 2881 inhabitants
2008: 2913 inhabitants
2009 : 2967 inhabitants
2010: 3014 inhabitants
2011: 3037 inhabitants
2012: 3009 inhabitants
Marbais , agricultural land : wheat, rye, oats , potato
Farms Moulins and other activities:
Priesmont , Jouerie , Rigenée ( Jaquot ) , Chatelet , Marbisoux ( Tison ) sart Gentil ; Farm hatchet,
Flour mill , mill chicory mill tobacco ;
Breweries, a kiln , two wash sand , and the powder keg of Cocriamont and Chassart institutions
Marbisoux or Marbais small but specific
It includes :
Cross of mysterious origin that dates back to the 16th century .
- The twelve pilgrims Marbisoux ” brothers ” folklorico -religious group : Local festival in mid -August
Chapelle Saint -Roch : 1991
- A typical group : the brotherhood of Saint Sebastian Archers
- The church Marbisoux
Marbais for :
Conférie and Royal Society:
The Brotherhood of Saint Sebastian Archers
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