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.

Lasses Hays

Field in the Parish of Bidston

Historical Forms

  • 1824 Lawton 1838 TA
  • Lassellesfeld 1357 ChFor
  • Lassels Hey 1838 TA
  • Lasles Hey 1838 TA
  • de Lascel ( le ) s 1357 ChFor

Etymology

LassesHays 1824(100–308900, at Cavendish St. & Wharf; Lassellesfeld 1357, Lassels Hey 1646, Lasles Hey 1689, from(ge)hæg and feld with the surname ofJohn de Lascel(le)s 1357 ChFor, whose family owned in 1397 a ferry fromPoulton in Wallasey 329 infra which landed here)