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Survey of English Place-Names

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Beck Cl

Field in the Parish of Ashby cum Fenby

Historical Forms

  • 1843 TA
  • the becke 1577 Terrier
  • the Beck 1577 Terrier 1843 TA
  • the Becke 1601 Terrier
  • the beck 1664 Terrier
  • y e Beck 1690 Terrier
  • the Beck furlonge 1577 Terrier
  • the Beck furlong 1664 Terrier
  • the Beke Furlong 1601 Terrier

Etymology

Beck Cl(the becke 1577, the Beck 1577, 1664, the Becke 1601,the beck 1664, y e Beck 1690, the Beck furlonge 1577, the Beck furlong 1664, the Beke Furlong 1601, v. bekkr, furlang, named from Waithe Beck)