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Other OS name in the Parish of Reading (including Caversham)

Historical Forms

  • Mock Beggar Fm 1846 Snare
  • Allen's Farm or Mockbeggars c.1833 ArchJ


, Mock Beggar Fm 1846 Snare ; according to a note in LHRS by E . W . Dormer the name Mockbeggar first appears c. 1700 , the farm being earlier known as Aleyn 's Farm from Thomas Aleyn who was the Abbey 's tenant there at the Dissolution . It is Allen 's Farm or Mockbeggars c. 1833 ArchJ 35 , v. 283 .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement