Buriton (EN) / Burjestra (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

burjes

Meaning: 
citizen, townsman

burjestra

Meaning: 
borough

tre

Meaning: 
farmstead, settlement
Elements notes: 
EMF: <burgh> ‘borough’ + <ton/tun> ‘homestead’ECF: <burjestra> ‘borough’ {literally <burjes> ‘burgher’ + <tre> ‘town, farmstead’}
Historic forms: 
Burryton 1680 (Pool, 1985) Burryton alias Penzance 1696 (Pool, The History of the Town and Borough of Penzance, 1974, p. 54) Buriton 1762 Weatherhill Buriton House 1884 (Symons, 1884) (Bond, 2009) Buriton House 1974 (Pool, The History of the Town and Borough of Penzance, 1974, p. 54) Buriton Row 1927 (Julyan, 1927) Buriton Row 1974 (Pool, The History of the Town and Borough of Penzance, 1974, p. 54)
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