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Survey of English Place-Names

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Black Mdw

Field in the Parish of Bidston

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Blakemede 1353 MinAcct
  • ( the ) Black ( e ) Meadow 1644 Sheaf 1646 Sheaf

Etymology

Black Mdw(Blakemede 1353,(the) Black(e)Meadow 1644, 1646, v. blæc, mǣd)