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Early-attested site in the Parish of Falfield

Historical Forms

  • Morslade 1323 MinAcct
  • Murslad' 1326 ib
  • Moreslade 1533 1638 InqM


Moorslade, Morslade 1323MinAcct , Murslad '1326 ib, Moreslade 1533 ib, 1638 InqM. 'Valley in the moor or marsh', v. mōr , slæd , and cf. Mussel End (ii, 153supra ).