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Other OS name in the Parish of Bourton

Historical Forms

  • Flushington Ho 1839 TA


, Flushington Ho 1839TA , cf. the nearby field Fulshington Deptly 1839ib , v. f. ns . infra ; this name would appear to be a late ( and perhaps purely analogical ) formation in -ton ( v. tūn ) , since it is no doubt to be associated with meadow called Vilkers 1609LRMB and with the family of John le Fylkere 1327SR ( Silton ) ; the house is called Shorthedge 1811 OS , cf. the f.n. Shorthedge 1839TA .