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.

a forland called Runfurs

Field in the Parish of Waithe

Historical Forms

  • a forland called Runfurs c.1650 Terrier
  • Runfurs forland c.1650 Terrier
  • Runnfurrs 1656 Haigh

Etymology

a forland called Runfurs,Runfurs forland c.1650, Runnfurrs 1656('running furrows', v. furh)