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Survey of English Place-Names

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Balshagh

Field in the Parish of Davenham

Historical Forms

  • Balshagh 1333 Plea 1350 Eyre 1838 TA
  • Balshawe 1375 Eyre

Etymology

Balshagh 1333, 1350(p), Balshawe 1375(p)('rounded wood', or'woodat a rounded hill' v. balg, sceaga, cf. Balshaw La 7)

Places in the same Parish