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Survey of English Place-Names

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Tibwellewonge

Field in the Parish of Little Casterton

Historical Forms

  • Tibwellewonge 18 Monson

Etymology

Tibwellewonge('the in-field by Tibba'swell or spring', v. wella, vangr; the 7th cent. Tibba, patron saint of falconers, issupposed to have spent most of her life in neighbouring Ryhall, v. Tibba's Wellin Ryhall f.ns.(a))