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Kilput Hole

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • 1771 Terrier
  • Kippex hole 1708 Terrier 1708 Terrier
  • Killpacks hole c.1715 Terrier c.1720 Terrier
  • Kippecks hole 1724 Terrier
  • Kilpex Leas 1708 Terrier
  • Kippex Leas 1708 Terrier
  • the Kilpex Leys 1708 Terrier
  • Kippex Leys 1708 Terrier
  • Kilpot Leyes 1724 Terrier
  • Kilpot Layes 1745 Terrier

Etymology

Kilput Hole 1771 (Kippex hole 1708, 1708 (18), Killpacks hole c. 1715, c. 1720, Kippecks hole 1724, v. hol 1) (Kilpex Leas, Kippex Leas 1708, the Kilpex Leys, Kippex Leys 1708 (18), Kilpot Leyes 1724, Kilpot Layes 1745, v. leys) (with the surn. Kippax)