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Lammer fd

Field in the Parish of Whitton

Historical Forms

  • 1775 EnclA
  • one land … called a lamar 1577 Terrier
  • the Lammer field 1606 Terrier
  • the Lammers 1635 Terrier
  • y e Lammers 1693 Terrier
  • Lamber field 1702 Terrier
  • the Lambers 1706 Terrier 1709 Terrier

Etymology

Lammer fd 1767 one landcalled a lamar 1577, the Lammer field 1606, the Lammers 1635, y e Lammers 1693, Lamber field 1702, the Lambers 1706, 1709, cf. Landemarehil Hy3(14),Langemarehull' 1301(14), Langemarhil 14, v. land-gemǣre'a boundary', hyll,with lang for land in two early forms)