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Survey of English Place-Names

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Waith West Fd

Field in the Parish of Waithe

Historical Forms

  • 1807 Haigh
  • “ the West field ” 1384 AD
  • “ the west field ” 1436 AD
  • the West Feild of Waith c.1650 Terrier
  • the West Feild of Wayth c.1650 Terrier
  • the West feild 1656 Haigh 1680 Haigh 1717 Haigh
  • the West Field 1666 Haigh
  • the west Field 1668 Terrier
  • the west feild 1683 Haigh
  • the Westfeild 1687 Haigh
  • Waith west Field 1697 Terrier
  • wath west Field 1697 Terrier
  • the West Feild 1705 Haigh

Etymology

Waith West Fd 1807(“the West field ” 1384, “the west field ” 1436, the West Feild of Waith, the West Feild of Wayth c.1650, the West feild 1656, 1680, the West Field 1666, the west Field 16682, the west feild 1683, the Westfeild 1687, Waith west Field, wath west Field 1697, the West Feild 1705, the West feild 1717, v. west, feld, one of the open fields of the parish, cf. the East Fdof Waith supra).