William Dargue  A History of BIRMINGHAM Places & Placenames from A to Y


Baerr: first record 957 AD

One of Birmingham's oldest names and of Celtic origin, Barr has two entries in the Domesday Survey:
one refers to Great Barr, the other to Little Barr or Perry/ Barr.


William Dargue 04.09.2008



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For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online - Maps.