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Gumley ford

Field in the Parish of Saddington

Historical Forms

  • Gumley ford 1601 Terrier
  • Gumbley foard 1724 Terrier
  • Gumbley Ford 1745 Terrier

Etymology

Gumley ford 1601, Gumbley foard 1724, Gumbley Ford 1745 (v. ford; Gumley parish adjoins to the south - east, the ford now lost beneath Saddington Reservoir)