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Other OS name in the Parish of Kedleston

Historical Forms

  • Motherlees 1630 Plan
  • Motherleyes 1655 Portland


, Motherlees 1630Plan , Motherleyes 1655Portland . Perhaps ' Mōthir's pasture ' , v. lǣs , cf. Motherby (PN Cu 198) for the ODan pers.n. Mōthir .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement