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Survey of English Place-Names

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Thoresway Walk

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • c.1830 Yarb 1832 Yarb 1721 Terrier

Etymology

Thoresway Walk c.1830, 1832(v. walk, cf. thorswey meare 1577, Thoriswaie meare 1606, Thoresway meare 1611, 1625, 1638, Thoresway meere 1679, Thoresway meer1721, v.(ge)mǣre, referring to the neighbouring parish of Thoresway)