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Moon 's Leaze

Field in the Parish of Broadwey

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • Mo ( o ) neslease 1841 TA
  • Mo ( o ) nesleazue 1841 TA
  • Mohun 's lease Gate 1651 DCMDeed
  • Mowneslease 1682 Weld

Etymology

Moon's Leaze(Mo(o)neslease 1622, Mo(o)nesleazue 1657, Mohun 's lease Gate 1651, Mowneslease 1682, the surname Moon, ME  Mo(h)un, with lǣs'pasture')