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Survey of English Place-Names

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Hullebusc

Field in the Parish of Wyham cum Cadeby

Historical Forms

  • Hullebusc c.1215 RA
  • Hullebosc 1219 Ass

Etymology

Hullebusc c.1215,Hullebosc(sic) 1219(v. busc; the first el. is probably the ME  pers.n. or surn.Hulle, ultimately a pet form of Hugh)