Penburthan (EN) / Pennbesowen (KW)

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penn

Meaning: 
head, end, top
Elements notes: 
<penn> 'head, end' + <besowen> 'birch tree'
Historic forms: 
Penbithwen 1201 (Gover, 1948) Penbathewen 1202 (Gover, 1948) Penbuthewen 1284 (Gover, 1948) Penbethewen 1284 (Gover, 1948) Penbuthen c1495 (Gover, 1948) Penburthen 1851 (Census 1851) Penburthen 1888 (OS 1888) Penburthen Farm 2014 (OS 2014)