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.

East Fd

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • 1772 Yarb 1810 Yarb
  • y e East feild 1668 Terrier 1671 Terrier
  • y e East Feild 1679 Terrier
  • y e East field 1697 Terrier
  • y e East Field 1724 Terrier
  • y e east Feild 1703 MiD

Etymology

East Fd 1772,1810(y e East feild 1668, 1671, y e East Feild 1679, y e East field 1697,y e East Field 1724, y e east Feild 1703, v. ēast, feld, one of the open fields of thevillage, cf. West Fd infra)