English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Wa ( y ) thay

Field in the Parish of Fifehead Neville

Historical Forms

  • Wa ( y ) thay 1640 Salkeld 1691 Salkeld


Wa(y)thay 1640, 1691(v.(ge)hæg; first el. perhaps ME  waite'a watch', orthe surname Wayt)