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.

well Hyll

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • well Hyll 1577 Terrier
  • well hill 1611 Terrier
  • wellhill 1625 Terrier
  • well hil 1638 Terrier
  • wellhil 1679 Terrier
  • Wellhill 1721 Terrier
  • well Hooles 1577 Terrier
  • Wellholes 1721 Terrier

Etymology

well Hyll 1577, well hill 1611,wellhill 1625, well hil 1638, wellhil 1679, Wellhill 1721, well Hooles 1577,Wellholes 1721(v. wella, hyll, hol2).