English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Bonkersplace

Field in the Parish of Mercaston

Historical Forms

  • Bonkersplace 1765 Terrier 1361 RadCh
  • Booker yard 1662 Survey

Etymology

Bonkersplace(for Boukersplace) 1361, Booker yard 1662(from the occupational surname Boukere'bleacher' and place, geard)

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement