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Survey of English Place-Names

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Ellishayes Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Combe Raleigh

Historical Forms

  • Alysheys 1420 BM
  • Elishays 1547 DeedsEnrolled


According to Pole (132) it was 'auncient land of Elyas de Churchill.' A Roger Elys was living here in 1333 (SR ) and already in 1244 (Ass ) there is mention of Nicholas fil. Elye de Cruke i.e. Crook supra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement