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Spres ( s ) bury ( Pit ) Flg

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • Pesberies pit 1615 DuCo
  • Presbro ' in venella 1327 SR

Etymology

Spres(s)bury(Pit) Flg(Pesberies pit 1615, perhaps to beassociated with John Presbro' in venella 1327)