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le Great ( e ) byrig ( ge )

Field in the Parish of Forthampton

Historical Forms

  • le Great ( e ) byrig ( ge ) 1540 AOMB
  • ( the ) Lytle byrig ( ge ) 1540 AOMB
  • Lytle Byrygge 1540 AOMB

Etymology

le Great(e) byrig(ge),(the)Lytle byrig(ge), Lytle Byrygge(possibly byge'bend', hrycg)