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Peat ( e ) garth

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Peat ( e ) garth 1595 FMap
  • Peatgarth c.1638 Holywell


Peat(e)garth 15952, Peatgarth c.1638(perhaps'the enclosure, small plot of groundwhere peat is obtained', v. pete, garðr, though the first el. could well be asurn.)