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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirby Sigston

Historical Forms

  • Sig(h)estun 1086 DB
  • Siggestune, Siggeston 1088 LVD50d,51 1474 YD
  • Sigeston(a), Sygeston(a) 12 RegAlbi.67d c.1291 Tax 1414 YI
  • Sicgeston' 1204 ChR
  • Siggheston 1208–10 Fees


'Sigg's farm' v. tun . Sigg is probably from an ON  name Siggr , corresponding to the weak form Siggi (LindN).

Places in the same Parish