Origin: Possibly Old English relating to water plants and brook
Domesday: 50 hides and land in demesne for 10 ploughs. In demesne 12 slaves 55 villans 22 bordars . 2 mills
What can be more quintessentially English than standing in a meadow in August, a view across the valley and a beautiful village adjacent? Well the evidence of recent use by cows is only too evident, it’s been raining for hours and underfoot it looks to be rivalling Woodstock. Where else than the annual Fairport Convention event at Cropredy? Having followed the group since 1968 to find my ancestors came from Cropredy seemed serendipitous.