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.

Wolfs Hay

Field in the Parish of Bradford Peverell

Historical Forms

  • 1798 EnclA
  • Wolueswere 1335 Ct 1426 Ct
  • Wulveswere 1483 Ct
  • Woulves weere 1615 DuCo
  • Woulves hayes 1615 DuCo
  • Wolfer Heys 1634 SalisT

Etymology

Wolfs Hay(Wolueswere 1335, 1426, Wulveswere 1483,Woulves weere als. Woulves hayes 1615, Wolfer Heys 1634, cf. Henry Woulfe 1470, v. wer,(ge)hæg).