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Survey of English Place-Names

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Sir Johns Pen

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • Sir Johns Pen 1697 Terrier
  • Sir John Lambs Land 1700 Terrier 1703 Terrier
  • Sir John Lamb 1607 Nichols

Etymology

Sir Johns Pen 1697 (v. penn), Sir John Lambs Land 1700, 1703 (v. land) (note Sir John Lamb 1607 Nichols)