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Survey of English Place-Names

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Birdes lane

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • Birdes lane 1507 Wyg 1638 Terrier
  • Birds Lane 1679 Terrier
  • Birds lane end 1703 Terrier

Etymology

Birdes lane 1507, 1638, Birds Lane 1679, Birds lane end 1703 (v. lane - ende) (v. lane; either with bridd or with the surn. Bird)