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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.

Waith Fen Side

Field in the Parish of Waithe

Historical Forms

  • Weith fenne c.1577 Terrier
  • the Fenn c.1650 Terrier 1687 Haigh
  • the Fen boddom c.1650 Terrier
  • Weith gate c.1650 Terrier
  • the Fenclose c.1650 Terrier
  • the Fen 1683 Haigh
  • Waith fen 1710 Haigh
  • Waith Fenn 1725 Haigh

Etymology

Waith Fen Side(Weith fenne c.1577, the Fenn, the Fen boddom c.1650(v. botm), Weith gate(v.gata), the Fenclose c.1650(v. clos(e)), the Fen 1683, the Fenn 1687, Waith fen 1710, Waith Fenn 1725, v. fenn)