English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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One other Close called Black - Swine Glebe

Field in the Parish of Brigsley

Historical Forms

  • 1762 Terrier
  • a Furlonge called blackswyne 1601 Terrier
  • one close commonly called Black Swine 1712 Terrier
  • One Gleab Close call ' d black swine 1718 Terrier


One other Close called Black-Swine Glebe 1762(a Furlonge called blackswyne 1601, one close commonly called Black Swine 1712, One Gleab Close call'd black swine 17181, v. blæc,swin2'a creek, a channel')