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|Author:||Chrisell (Authenticated as Chrisell)|
|Date:||June 10, 2005 at 8:29:16 AM|
|Reply to:||Re: Meaning/origin or OWSLEY by Chrisell|
According to the website below, Owsley was originally recorded as Ouseley, so your original surmise of "meadow near the river Ouse" may well be correct.
I can't independently verify it, but this site seems to have a reasonable explanation of the origin of the river Ouse's name:
Hope that helps :-)
♦ Chrisell ♦
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