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Alderman's Head

Other OS name in the Parish of Penistone

Historical Forms

  • Aldermanhead 1581 FF
  • Aldermanshead 1585 WillY 1647 YDr
  • Aldermanshedd 1608 FF


, Aldermanhead 1581 FF, Aldermanshead 1585 WillY,1647 YDr, Aldermanshedd 1608 FF , v. aldormann ' alderman, chief officer of ashire ' , probably used here and in Alderman's Hill ii, 312infra as a surname , hēafod ' projecting headland ' .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name