Place:Minety, Wiltshire, England

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NameMinety
Alt namesMintysource: Family History Library Catalog
Mynteysource: Wikipedia
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.6106°N 1.9581°W
Located inWiltshire, England
See alsoCrownthorne and Minety (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was located
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Minety is a village located in north Wiltshire, between Malmesbury and Swindon. Minety takes its name from the water mint plant found growing in ditches around the village, and has previously been known as Myntey.

Minety is one of the places used in the name Crownthorne and Minety, the ancient Gloucestershire Hundred. The names of hundreds are often based on the places where the representatives of the hundred met.

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