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thurnborow brook ( e )

Field in the Parish of Burton and Dalby

Historical Forms

  • thurnborow brook ( e ) 1605 Terrier 1612 Terrier
  • Thurnborow ( e ) Brooke feilde 1605 Terrier
  • Thurnborow ( e ) Brooke fylde 1612 Terrier

Etymology

thurnborow brook (e) 1605, 1612, Thurnborow (e) Brooke feilde 1605, Thurnborow (e) Brooke fylde 1612 (v. feld; one of the great fields of the village)(' the thorn hill brook', v. þyrne, berg, brōc)