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Other OS name in the Parish of Whiston

Historical Forms

  • Murhous 1493 BM
  • Mower House 1526 WillY


, Murhous 1493 BM, Mower House 1526 WillY , the two forms may be variants of OE  mōr ' moor ' , as this is a common compound , v. hūs .