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Survey of English Place-Names

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Goodinges oxe

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • Goodinges oxe 1638 Terrier
  • Goodwyns Ox 1655 MktHPR
  • Goodins Ox 1679 Terrier 1703 Terrier
  • ubi Godwynesoxe moriebatur 1343 MktHPR

Etymology

Goodinges oxe 1638, Goodwyns Ox 1655, Goodins Ox 1679, 1703, ubi Godwynesoxe moriebatur 1343(' (the place) where Godwine's ox died') (v. oxa; with the OE   masc. pers. n. Godwine)