General (General discussion, talk about anything.)
From the council's site, above (if you'd read it you'd've seen it!)
• The name Mesnes is derived from the Norman term ‘demesnes’, which refers to the ‘domain’ of the local landowner.
Mesnes means land 'witheld' by royalty or a major landowner ie: gentry or the church (glebe land)
Replied: 5th Feb 2021 at 20:50