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 Wayland Wood (near Watton, Norfolk),Wayzgoose. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Right of way through private property for the laying of waterpipes and making of sewers, etc., provided that only the surface-soil is utilised by the proprietor.   1
        “Mr. Woods made an attempt to get the House of Commons to commit itself to the proposition: That the present system of royalty rents and wayleaves is injurious to the great industries.”—Liberty Review, April 14th, 1894, p. 307.

 Wayland Wood (near Watton, Norfolk),Wayzgoose. 


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