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Thread #104387   Message #2137392
Posted By: The Fooles Troupe
31-Aug-07 - 12:37 AM
Thread Name: the gay and the grinding
Subject: RE: the gay and the grinding
"Bromley by Bow"

would refer to the 'ox-bow' sections of river as mentioned by leenia, would it not? the town would be more likely named after a bend in the river than a bridge, which would probably come along much later.