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Hockley Hall, Ochreley Brook

Other OS name in the Parish of Stockport


( > PoiseBrook 33supra ) , cf. Hockley Field or Wharmby 's Meadow 1849TA ; perhaps analogous with Hockerley and Occerly 177, 275supra . The surname Wharmby appears in this part of Ch from c. 1578 ( Thomas Wharmby Earw I1 61 ) . It derives from Quarmby WRY 2301 , or from some identical lost Ch p.n. , ' farmstead at a mill ' , v. kvern , .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name