Early-attested site in the Parish of Sawtry, All Saints and St Andrew, and St Judith
- Ailbrittesle 1209 For
- Aylbritesle 1245 For
- wood of Albrichelee 1290 Misc
'Aeþelbeorht's clearing' v. leah , with development of intervocalic b to v as in Pavenham supra 36. Cf. also Speed's spelling of Abberwick (Nb) as Averwick in 1610 and Averton for Abberton (Ess).