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Orton 's Cl

Field in the Parish of Burton and Dalby

Historical Forms

  • 1795 Nichols

Etymology

Orton's Cl 1795 (with the surn. Orton; Nichols notes that a Mrs Orton c. 1730 of Lt. Dalby was a pioneer in making Stilton Cheese)