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( prat ' voc ' ) Withi ( h ) am

Field in the Parish of Winfrith Newburgh

Historical Forms

  • ( prat ' voc ' ) Withi ( h ) am 1393 Ct 1394 Weld
  • ( prat ' voc ' ) Wythi ( h ) am 1393 Ct 1394 Weld
  • ( prat ' voc ' ) Wythy ( h ) am 1393 Ct 1394 Weld
  • Witheham 1461 Rent

Etymology

(prat' voc') Withi(h)am,(prat' voc') Wythi(h)am,(prat' voc') Wythy(h)am 1393,1394, Witheham 1461(v. wīðig'willow', hamm)