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.


Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Wellecrik 1314 Ch
  • Welcrik 1839 TA


Wellecrik 1314, Welcrik 1340(v. wella, crike(ON  kriki), thefirst reference being to a saltern in Wellecrik)