Lower Boswarva (EN) / Bosworwedh Woles (KW)

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Elements: 

bos

Meaning: 
dwelling

gorwedh

Meaning: 
wooded slope

goles

Meaning: 
lower
Elements notes: 
<bos> ‘dwelling’ + <gorwedh> ‘wooded slope’ + <goles> 'lower'
Historic forms: 
Bosworwet Woeles 1288 (Gover, 1948) Bosworvetwoeles 1289 (Gover, 1948) (Pool, 1985) Bosworvet Wollas 1289 (Bond, 2009) Bosworweth Wollas 1289 (Bond, 2009) Bosworvet Woeles 1331 Weatherhill Woles 1331 Weatherhill Bosvorevet woeles juxta Kasekcan 1331 (Gover, 1948) Bosvorvethwoles 1457 (Gover, 1948) Lower Boswarva 1757 (*CRO, P133/12/1, 1757) (Bond, 2009) Lower Buswarva 1785 (*CRO, P133/28/3, 1785) (Bond, 2009) Boswarva Woollas 1842 (CRO, TA/133, 1842) (Bond, 2009) Boswarva Wollas 1884 (Symons, 1884) (Bond, 2009) Lower Boswarva 1971 (Russell, 1971, p58) (Bond, 2009)