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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Warwick St Nicholas

Historical Forms

  • Pakkemor(e) 1267,1315 Ipm
  • Pakrnor 1298 ib
  • Pekemore 1488 Pat
  • Pakemore 1525,1537 Rental 1547 Pat
  • Packmores 1588 LRMB


Packmores is Pakkemor (e )1267, 1315 Ipm, Pakrnor 1298 ib., Pekemore 1488 Pat, Pakemore 1525, 1537Rental , 1547 Pat, Packmores 1588LRMB . This probably contains as first element the pers. name found in Packington supra 66. Hence 'Paca 's marshy land,' v. mor . The s is pseudo-manorial.

Places in the same Parish