Major Settlement in the Parish of Harwich
- Herdwic 1229 Pat
- Herewic 1248 Ass 1254,1264 Pat
- Herewyk 1253 Ch
- Herewyz 1254 Ass 1265 Abbr 1281 Pat
- Herewik 1267,1283 Pat
- Herewiz 1273,1294 Cl 1326 Pat
- Herewych(e) 1285 FF 1294 Cl 1297 Misc 1298 Pat 1308 EHRxl
- Herewycum ib.
- Herewich 1314 ChancW
- Herewys 1321 Misc
- Herwic(o) 1264,1285 Pat
- Herwyc 1269 Ipm
- Harewyche 1470 Pat
'Army-dwelling,' v. here , wic . In view of the invariable retention of the d of heordewic in the numerous Hardwick names, the first form must be regarded as an error. Remains of a camp survived in the time of Morant (i, 499) and, as Professor Dickins suggests, we may have reference to a camp of the Danish here on one of its raids. See also VCH i, 285.
Places in the same Parish