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( on ) uuenburge byrgge

Field in the Parish of Ducklington

Historical Forms

  • ( on ) uuenburge byrgge 958 BCS

Etymology

(on) uuenburge byrgge(second element brycg; the personal name Wenburh is not recordedelsewhere, and the first element might be a poor form for the woman's nameCwēnburh, which appears in the field-names of the nearby Bampton).

Places in the same Parish