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Smalley 's Piece

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • John Smalleys pen 1722 Terrier
  • William Smalley 1826 Census
  • George Smalley 1829 Census
  • Harry Smalley 1881 Census

Etymology

Smalley's Piece 1879 (v. pece) (cf. John Smalleys hadland 1722 (v. hēafod - land), John Smalleys pen 1722 (v. penn); note William Smalley 1826 Census and George Smalley 1829 ib, the family still living in Oadby as late as Harry Smalley 1881 ib)