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Survey of English Place-Names

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Other OS name in the Parish of Werrington

Historical Forms

  • Wormyslond 1202 Launceston 14th


was the home of Stephen de Wormyslond 1202(14th) Launceston . The first element is probably a ME  surnameWorm or less likely the OE  wyrm , ' snake . '