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Place-name.

Axholme 

axel - old name for Haxey

holmr - raised ground (island) in a marsh (Old Scandinavian)

axel + holmr = axholme

 

Further reading - Mills, A. D. A Dictionary of English Place Names

 

 

The Isle of Axholme 1880

 

 

 

 


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