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Full record: Bawtry

County Yorkshire
Transcript bawtri
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Etymology possibly OE *Balda, unrecorded pers. name + t.ēow, 'tree'
Earlier editors
Early Maps
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Bawtre 1404 YD xvi, 88, 1414 BM, 1448 Pat et freq t. 1555 YD xii, Bawtry(e) 1548 YChant; the oldest attestations have the first element in the form Bal-; Middle English forms in Bau-, Beau- arise under French influence; later forms in Baw- are due t. regular dialectal vocalization of Balt- t. Bawt-