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.

Hockerley, Hockerley Lane

Early-attested site in the Parish of Taxal

Historical Forms

  • Hokerlegh 1285 Eyre
  • Hokerley c.1490 Surv
  • Hockerl(e)y, Hockerl(e)y Stones 1611 LRMB200 1620 Surv


Hockerley, Hockerley Lane (111–007821), Hokerlegh 1285Eyre , Hokerley c.1490Surv , Hockerl (e )y , Hockerl (e )y Stones 1611LRMB 200, 1620Surv , 'clearing at a hill', v. hocer , lēah , cf. Stoneheads infra , Occerly, Hockley 275, 300infra .