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Subject: Re: Mayberry and Maesbury
Author: Marc   (guest)
Date: June 29, 2012 at 10:37 AM
Reply to: Mayberry and Maesbury by Getb

Mayberry/Maybury is an alteration of Marbury (see tinyurl.com/cgc85lk) which comes from Old English mere + byrig (< burh) "at the fortified place near a lake". Maesbury was first recorded as Meresberie the first part of which comes from Old English mæres "near the boundary".

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