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Survey of English Place-Names

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Bolens and Herds

Early-attested site in the Parish of Great Warley

Historical Forms

  • Bolynes 1461 Ct
  • Herdes, Herdys 1469–89 Ct
  • Bollaunde 1291 For


Bolens and Herds (6″) is Bolynes 1461Ct and Herdes , Herdys 1469–89Ct . A compound manorial name, probably to be associated with the families of Wygeyn de Bollaunde (1291For ) and Maurice le Herde of Estwarle (1285Ass ).

Places in the same Parish