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Martin 's Garden

Field in the Parish of Wigston Parva

Historical Forms

  • 1843 TA

Etymology

Martin's Garden (v. gardin; with the surn. Martin, cf. William Martin 1807 Nichols of Wigston Parva parish and Henry Martin 1856 Census, James Martin 1861 ib and Louisa Martin 1864 ib of adjoining Sharnford parish; the land is described as meadow in the Tithe Apportionment)