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Survey of English Place-Names

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Wayley Slacke

Field in the Parish of Taxal

Historical Forms

  • Wayley Slacke 1611 LRMB
  • Waylye Slacke 1611 LRMB
  • Wealey Slacke 1620 Surv

Etymology

Wayley Slacke, Waylye Slacke 1611, Wealey Slacke 1620(v. slakki'a hollow',cf. Whaley supra)