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Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Palmerholme 1595 FMap 1663 Holywell
  • Palmer Holme 1595 FMap
  • a Mawre called Palmer ( s ) holme c.1638 Holywell


Palmerholme 15951, 1663, Palmer Holme 15952, a Mawre called Palmer(s) holme c.1638(from the surn. Palmer, cf. Walter Palmer ?1277+,Anne Palmer 1325+, and holmr, here'a saltern, a salt-hill')