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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Kirk Ella

Historical Forms

  • Wilgardi 1086 DB
  • Wil(l)ardebi 1196 FF 1206 Cur 1208 Ass
  • Wollerby 1566 FF


with other spellings and meaning as for Willerby supra 117.There is no connexion between the two places.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement