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John Browns hadland

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • John Browns hadland 1697 Terrier 1722 Terrier
  • Jane Brown 1831 Census
  • Joseph Brown 1840 of

Etymology

John Browns hadland 1697, 1722 (v. hēafod - land; Jane Brown 1831 Census and Joseph Brown 1840 ib of Oadby may have been John's descendants, but the surn. is common)