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Survey of English Place-Names

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Stubston 's Well

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • Stubston 's Well 1694 Terrier 1745 Terrier
  • Stubtons Well l.17 Terrier
  • Stubsons Well 1700 Terrier
  • Stubstance Well c.1715 Terrier c.1720 Terrier

Etymology

Stubston 's Well 1694, Stubtons Well l. 17, Stubsons Well 1700, Stubbons Well 1708, 1724, Stubstance Well c. 1715, c. 1720, Stubston 's Well 1745 (v. wella) (an early settlement site,' the farmstead among the tree - stumps', v. stubb, tūn)