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Other OS name in the Parish of Bolton by Bowland

Historical Forms

  • Bowbusk 1841 TA


, Bowbusk 1841TA , doubtless ' bush shaped like a ball ' , from ME  ballede ( cf. Bawtryi, 47supra ) , buskr .