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Long Cars Cars

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • 1771 Terrier
  • Long Cares 1700 Terrier 1708 Terrier
  • Short Cares 1700 Terrier 1708 Terrier
  • Cares 1700 Terrier 1708 Terrier
  • Long Carrs 1708 Terrier c.1715 Terrier c.1720 Terrier 1724 Terrier
  • Short Carrs 1708 Terrier c.1715 Terrier c.1720 Terrier 1724 Terrier

Etymology

Long Cars Cars 1771 (Long Carres, Short Carres, Carres 1694, l. 17, 1745, Long Cares, Short Cares, Cares 1700, 1708, Long Carrs, Short Carrs 1708 (18), c. 1715, c. 1720, 1724 (v. kjarr)