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Palmers hadland

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • Palmers hadland 1697 Terrier
  • Palmers pen 1697 Terrier

Etymology

Palmers hadland 1697 (v. hēafod - land), Palmers pen 1697 (v. penn) (with the surn. Palmer; cf. Esther Palmer 1853 Census, Joseph Palmer 1854 ib, William Palmer 1879 ib and Evelyn Palmer 1880 ib, all of adjoining Wigston Magna parish)