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Survey of English Place-Names

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Boteler 's Croftys

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • Boteler 's Croftys 1422 FB

Etymology

Boteler 's Croftys 1422 ib(cf.“crufta que fuit Robert le butiler ” 1198 FF; ME  buteler, boteler'chief servant incharge of food and drink', from French; v. MED s.v.)