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Elver Oaks Bottom

Field in the Parish of Wyke Regis

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • Alfordesmede 1460 MinAcct

Etymology

Elver Oaks Bottom(Elver maybe a reduced form of Alford - in Alfordesmede 1460,'(mead at) eel ford', fromǣl, ford, mǣd)