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Early-attested site in the Parish of Marston Montgomery

Historical Forms

  • Waldeleg(e) 13th Tutbury 14th AD
  • Waldeley 1369 Tutbury 1415 CPG 1472 WollCh 1488 Hast Eliz ChancP


Waldley, Waldeleg (e )13thTutbury , 14thAD , Waldeley 1369Tutbury , 1415CPG , 1472WollCh , 1488 Hast, Eliz ChancP. 'Walda's clearing', v. lēah ; cf. The Wardwick supra 450 for the same pers.n.