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Bowel ( ' ) s ( Mdw )

Field in the Parish of Melbury Osmond

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • claus ' voc ' Bowhall ' 1563 Glyn

Etymology

Bowel(')s(Mdw)(perhaps to be associated with claus' voc' Bowhall' 1563, but cf. John Bole 1437(Stockwood par.))