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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.

Hale

Early-attested site in the Parish of Beetham

Historical Forms

  • Hale 1184–90 Cockers 1266 Pat 1446 Kendii,227 1524 MinAcct 1777 M
  • Haile, Hayle 1517–1577 Kendii,135,232–4 1651 Ct
  • Halle 1537 ib

Etymology

Hale, Hale 1184–90 Cockers, 1266 Pat, 1446 Kend ii, 227, 1524MinAcct et freq to 1777 M, Haile , Hayle 1517–1577 Kend ii, 135, 232–4, 1651Ct , Halle 1537 ib i, 74. v. halh 'nook of land'.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name