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Reeds Bridge, Reeds Fm & Reeds Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Bidston

Historical Forms

  • þe Reedbridge 1621 Sheaf
  • The Reade alias Morton Reade 1644 ib
  • the Reede 1646 ib
  • the Reed's Lane 1815 ib
  • Long Acre 1831 Bry


, þe Reedbridge 1621 Sheaf, The Reade alias Morton Reade 1644 ib, the Reede 1646 ib, the Reed 's Lane 1815 ib, 'the reed-bed', from hrēod, with brycg and lane. Reeds Fm is Long Acre 1831Bry , v. lang , æcer .