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Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Armston

Historical Forms

  • Mermeston 1086 DB
  • Ermeston 1227 Ch
  • Armestun 1140 Sparke 1428 FA


This would seem to be 'Eorm 's farm,' v. tun . For such a pers. name cf. Amgrove PN Bk 115–16 and PN D Pt i, Addenda l.

Places in the same Parish