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Moore 's Thorney Pit Fd

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • 1806 Map

Etymology

Moore's Thorney Pit Fd (with the surn. Moore, cf. John Moore 1834 Census, Thomas Moore 1842 ib and Eunice Moore 1872 ib, all of Oadby) (v. þornig, pytt).