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Gernon Place

Field in the Parish of Burton by Lincoln

Historical Forms

  • Gernon Place 1847 TA
  • mes ' vocato Gerounsplace 1374 DCAcct
  • terr ' Johis Gernon 1381 DCAcct
  • Gernonesplace 1381 DCAcct 1847 TA 1397 DCAcct

Etymology

Gernon Place 1363, mes' vocato Gerounsplace 1374, terr' Johis Gernon 1381, Gernonesplace 1381, 1387, 1397('Gernon's plot, residence', v. place,the first el. being the OFr  byname Gernon for which see Tengvik 314 f.)