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Survey of English Place-Names

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Humber Btm

Field in the Parish of Croxton

Historical Forms

  • 1796 Yarb c.1810 Yarb
  • ( a furlong called ) Humber bottome 1601 Terrier 1631 Terrier
  • Humber bottom 1662 Terrier 1664 Terrier

Etymology

Humber Btm 1796, c.1810((a furlong called) Humber bottome 1601, 1631, Humber bottom 1662, 1664, v. botm, the referenceto Humber is uncertain; the fields are immediately north of Yarborough Camp)

Places in the same Parish