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Survey of English Place-Names

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The Thrift

Early-attested site in the Parish of Tardebigge

Historical Forms

  • atte Frithe 1275 SR
  • Thrid c.1830 O


'The wood,' v. fyrhþe . Cf. Marston Thrift and Salem Thrift (PN BedsHu 80, 30) and Thrift Wood in Crowle (Thrid c. 1830 O).