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Survey of English Place-Names

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Blockley 's Bog

Field in the Parish of Ullesthorpe

Historical Forms

  • 1843 TA
  • Thomas Blockley 1806 TA
  • Ann Blockley 1818 TA
  • Alfred Blockley 1844 TA

Etymology

Blockley's Bog (v. bog) (with the surn. Blockley, cf. John Blockley 1798 Nichols of Ullesthorpe, Elizabeth Blockley 1801 Census of adjoining Claybrooke Parva and in adjoining Claybrooke Magna, Thomas Blockley 1806 ib, Ann Blockley 1818 ib and Alfred Blockley 1844 ib)