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Survey of English Place-Names

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Dawber Close

Field in the Parish of Burton by Lincoln

Historical Forms

  • 1847 TA 1668 BurPar
  • The Farmes of Dawbersley 1662 DCAcct
  • Daubar Close 1682 Monson
  • Dauber Closes 1695 BurPar

Etymology

Dawber Close(1668, The Farmes of Dawbersley 1662, Daubar Close 1682, Dauber Closes 1695, v. ley,clos(e), the first el. being the occupational term dauber'a plasterer, dauber, potter,calker' or a surn. derived from it)