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Survey of English Place-Names

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Finchey

Field in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • 1849 TA
  • Fyncheley 1579 JRL
  • the Finch ley 1637 JRL 1697 JRL

Etymology

Finchey(Fyncheley 1579, the Finch ley 1637, 1697, v. finc, lēah)

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name