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y e Mudfang

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • y e Mudfang 1721 Terrier 1721 Terrier
  • Sheffields Mudfang 1721 Terrier 1721 Terrier

Etymology

y eMudfang, Sheffields Mudfang 1721(Sheffields Mudfang is the name of oneof the bounds of a piece of land, v. mudfang and for a discussion ofthis north L dial. word, v. PN L 2 146, A M r. Sheffield is named inthe 1721 document and cf. also M r Sheffield Close 1577)