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Cheadle, Cheadle Bulkeley & Cheadle Moseley

Major Settlement in the Parish of Cheadle

Historical Forms

  • Cedde 1086 DB
  • Chedle 1153–1180 Orm2 m13 Fitt
  • Chedlegh 1286 Court
  • Chedle 1518 Plea
  • Chedlee 1315 1326 Ipm
  • Chedll' 1379 Eyre
  • Chelle c.1185–1200 Facs H3 Orm2 c.1292
  • Chelleia c.1225 CASNS
  • Chel' c.1185–1200 Facs
  • Chelleie c.1280 Dav
  • Cheddle e13 AddCh c.1287 13 AD e14 Mere
  • Cheddel' 1289 Cl
  • Cheddele 1318 Pat 1326 Fine
  • Sheddeleye 1291 Tax
  • Chelde 1252 RBE 1338 Pat
  • Schedlea c.1270 Adl
  • Schedle(e) c.1280 Dow
  • Shedele c.1270 Adl
  • Chedele c.1275 Chol 1283 Cl 1287 Dow 1294 IpmR e14 AD 1315 Chol 1349 Eyre
  • Chedelee c.1280 Dow
  • Chedule 1359 BPR
  • Chedale 1559 Orm2
  • Chedel 1281 AD 1318 Pat
  • Chedell 1377 ChRR
  • Chedyll l13 Chol 15 MidCh 1419
  • Chedil(l) 1391 Orm2 1394
  • Chedhill 1527 ib
  • Chedul c.1313 Dow
  • Chedull 1379 Eyre
  • Chedehull 1434 BM
  • Cheadle 1294 AD 1296 Plea
  • Cheadle Buckley 1724 NotCestr
  • Cheadle Bulkeley 1812 EnclA 1831 Bry
  • Cheadle Moseley 1724 NotCestr
  • Cheadle Mosley 1730 Dep
  • Gedelegh 1297 Fitt
  • Chadlee 1326 InqAqd
  • Chadle(y) 1468 MinAcct
  • Chydull 1420 MidCh
  • Cheidill 1527 Orm2

Etymology

'Ched wood', from PrWelsh *c d (Brit c to-, Welsh coed ) 'a wood', to which lēah has been added. Cf. Cheadle St, v. Jackson 327. On the identification of the DB p.n. with Cheadle, v. Tait 213n., and Gomellehs infra . The manorial suffixes derive from Richard de Bulkelegh 1326 Earw I 170, from Bulkeley 330infra , who held a moiety of Cheadle (cf. Bulkeley Field 1844TA 97), and Sir Nicholas Moseley c.1599 Orm2 iii634, who bought the manor of Cheadle Hulme infra (cf. Moseley Field 1844TA 96, and Moseley Fm etc., infra ).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement

Field