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.

welsyk

Field in the Parish of Ashby cum Fenby

Historical Forms

  • welsyk 1577 Terrier
  • Welsike 1601 Terrier 1843 TA 1690 Terrier
  • welsyk hyll 1577 Terrier
  • welsyke heale 1577 Terrier
  • Welsyke hill 1601 Terrier
  • Welsyke head 1601 Terrier
  • Welsyke Hill 1664 Terrier
  • Welsyke Hil 1690 Terrier

Etymology

welsyk 1577,Welsike 1601, 1664, 1690, welsyk hyll, welsyke heale 1577, Welsyke hill, Welsyke head 1601, Welsyke Hill 1664, Welsyke Hil(sic) 1690(v. wella, sīc, sík, with hēafod, healh andhyll)