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Survey of English Place-Names

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Halfepenny Land ( e ) s

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • Halfepenny Land ( e ) s 1548 Weld 1560 Weld 1693 Waller

Etymology

Halfepenny Land(e)s 1548, 1560, 1693(v. halfpenny, no doubt an allusion to a rent)