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.

landes

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • landes eHy2 Alv
  • ... called or known by the name of Willoughbies Lands sold by Pergrine Lord Willoughbye of Earsby 1608 Anc
  • that Farme called Willoughby Farme 1687 Yarb
  • Willoughby Farm 1696 Yarb
  • Willoughby Closes 1687 Yarb

Etymology

landes... called or known by the name of Willoughbies Lands sold by Pergrine Lord Willoughbye of Earsby 1608, that Farme called Willoughby Farme 1687, Willoughby Farm 1696, Willoughby Closes 1687(self-explanatory)