1) In the original spelling the two elements were ‘coning-earth’.

1499 ij acres and more of arrabill grownde and annexed it to a cunnyngerthe, Farmanby

c.1534 ‘receives yearly 4s for lez Cunyngarth’, Bridlington. This second example illustrates how the final ‘g’ of ‘coning’ was attracted to the suffix to give ‘garth’: 1549 ‘the coneygarth with all the coneys there’, Scagglethorpe.

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