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Godfrey 's Fd

Field in the Parish of Wigston Parva

Historical Forms

  • 1843 TA
  • Rosie Godfrey 1861 TA
  • George Godfrey 1863 TA

Etymology

Godfrey's Fd (with the surn. Godfrey, cf. John Godfrey 1821 Census, Emblin Godfrey 1823 ib and Jane Godfrey 1842 ib, all of Sharnford parish; and later Rosie Godfrey 1861 ib, George Godfrey 1863 ib and Julia Godfrey 1865, all of Wigston Parva parish)