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Other OS name in the Parish of South Kirkby

Historical Forms

  • Waterfall 13 Brett


, 1852TA , Waterfall (a field) 13 Brett , v. wæter , (ge)fall ' clearing ' ; there is no stream here to account for a derivation from wæter-gefall ' waterfall ' .