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.

Over Alderley

Major Settlement in the Parish of Alderley

Historical Forms

  • Aldredelie 1086 DB
  • Superior Aldredeleg' l12 Orm2 17
  • Superior Aldredelegh 1310 Tab
  • Oure Aldredeleg' 1281 Court
  • Ouer Alderedelegh 1350 VR
  • Oueralderdelegh 1337 Plea
  • Superior Aldereleia l12 Orm2 17
  • Alderelegh Superior 1288 Court
  • Superior Alderlegh 1294 Tab
  • Overalderlegh 1332 Ipm
  • le Overalderlegh 1352 Orm2
  • Overalderleigh(e) 1333 IpmR 1557 ChRR
  • Overalderley 1342 Tab
  • Alderlegh Superior 1370 Eyre
  • Aldridel' Superior 1285 Court
  • Over Aldirlegh 1289 Court
  • Over Aldurdelegh 1338 Orm2
  • Oueraldredlegh 1341 Eyre
  • Oueraldrelegh 1341 Eyre

Etymology

v. uferra , superior , cf. Nether Alderley 94supra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement

Field