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.

Fernylee

Field in the Parish of Duffield

Historical Forms

  • Fernylee 1415 DuLaMB
  • Farnyley 1577 DuLa

Etymology

Fernylee 1415, Farnyley 1577(v. fearnig, lēah)