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y e Cottager 's Wong

Field in the Parish of Swinhope

Historical Forms

  • 1762 Terrier
  • the Cochers wonge 1601 Terrier
  • the Cottager 's wong 1621 Terrier
  • the Cottagers Wong 1634 Terrier
  • the Cottagers wonge 1638 Terrier
  • Cottagers wong 1671 Terrier

Etymology

ye Cottager's Wong 1762(the Cochers wonge 1601, the Cottager 's wong 1621(1822), the Cottagers Wong 1634, the Cottagers wonge 1638, Cottagers wong 1671, v. vangr, co(t)cher for'cottager' is regularly found in north L)