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Survey of English Place-Names

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the East Fd of Waith

Field in the Parish of Waithe

Historical Forms

  • 1807 Haigh
  • the east field 1656 Haigh
  • the East Field 1666 Haigh 1209–35 LAHW 1702 Haigh
  • the East feild of Wayth 1680 Haigh
  • the east feild 1683 Haigh
  • the East feild 1717 Haigh
  • the East feilds & West feilds 1685 Haigh
  • the East feildes & West feildes 1687 Haigh
  • Waith East-feild 1723 Haigh

Etymology

the East Fdof Waith 1807(the east field 1656, the East Field 1666, 16682, the East feild of Wayth 1680, the east feild 1683, the East Field 1702, the East feild 1717, the East feilds & West feilds 1685, the East feildes & West feildes 1687, Waith East-feild 1723, v. ēast, feld, one of the openfields of the parish, cf. Waith West Fd infra)