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Parson 's Acre

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Harcourt

Historical Forms

  • 1771 Terrier
  • Parsons acer 1700 Terrier

Etymology

Parson's Acre 1771 (the Parsons Acre 1694, l. 17, 1708, 1724, 1745, Parsons acer 1700, v. persone, æcer)