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The North furlonge of E ( a ) ster Smel ( l ) ing ( e ) s

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • The North furlonge of E ( a ) ster Smel ( l ) ing ( e ) s 1615 DuCo
  • The South furlonge of E ( a ) ster Smel ( l ) ing ( e ) s 1615 DuCo
  • Weston Smellinges 1615 DuCo

Etymology

The North furlonge of E(a)ster Smel(l)ing(e)s, The South furlonge of E(a)ster Smel(l)ing(e)s, Weston Smellinges 1615(cf. Henry Snellynge 1465, v. ēasterra, westerne)