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Thurn ( e ) hill

Field in the Parish of Frisby

Historical Forms

  • Thurn ( e ) hill 1625 Terrier 1638 Terrier

Etymology

Thurn (e) hill 1625, 1638 (v. þyrne, þyrnir, hyll; poss. a later style for threthornehul)