English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

campum de Fenneby

Field in the Parish of Ashby cum Fenby

Historical Forms

  • campum de Fenneby 1276 RH
  • campis de ... Fenby 1431 AD
  • fenby fyelde 1577 Terrier 1601 Terrier
  • Fenby feild 1601 Terrier 1843 TA 1843 TA
  • Fenby field ( s ) 1612 Terrier
  • Fenby feeld 1638 Terrier
  • Fenby field 1843 TA 1690 Terrier

Etymology

campum de Fenneby 1276 RH, campis de... Fenby 1431 AD, fenby fyelde 1577, Fenby feild, fenby fyelde 1601, Fenby field(s) 1612, Fenby feeld 1638, Fenby feild 1662, 1664, Fenby field 1664,1690(v. feld)