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.

Haverbrack

Early-attested site in the Parish of Beetham

Historical Forms

  • Halfrebek (sic) 1087–1100 Kendii,239
  • Haverberc 1090–7 Ch 1308 YCh 1157
  • Haverberg 1190–1220,1220–54 Cockers
  • Hafreb[r]ec 1120–30 Kendii,140
  • Hauerbrec(k), Haverbrec(k), Haverbrek(e) 1205–1422 Kendii,240–3 1256 FF 1279 Ass1d 1310 Ipm 1332,1340 SR 1608 FF
  • -in Kendale 1348 Pat
  • Haverbrygge 1536 Kendii,243
  • Hauerbrack(e) 1577 Kendii,135 1609 1650 ParlSurv 1777 M
  • Har(e)brake 1609 Comm
  • Harbrack 1637 FF

Etymology

'Slope where oats were grown', v. hafri , brekka .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name