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Survey of English Place-Names

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Marsley

Other OS name in the Parish of Habberley

Etymology

, so named 1839TA . This has been suggested as an identification for DB Marsetlie , mentioned in connection with customs when the king was hunting from Shrewsbury . A more likely identification is perhaps Marsley Park in Allington,Denb (NCPNW 195) . The DB place was a parcus , and Marsley Denb is consistently a ' park ' in refs . from 14th - 16th cents .

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