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.

Hoolerake

Field in the Parish of Bidston

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Hoolerake Hey & Hoolerake Lane 1665 Sheaf

Etymology

Hoolerake(Hoolerake Hey & Hoolerake Lane 1665,'lane to a hollow,or sunken lane', v. hol1, rake,(ge)hæg, lane. The lane is at 100–287903 to287905)