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Survey of English Place-Names

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Field in the Parish of Brougham

Historical Forms

  • Stulmyre 1523 SheriffAcct 1365 Brm
  • Stules 1523 SheriffAcct 1365 Brm


Stulmyre, Stules(probably e.ModE  stool in some such sense as'stump of atree', cf. NED s.v. §13)