Early-attested site in the Parish of St Mary Maldon
- island of Siriches(h)eie 1141–51 ADiv 1438 Pat
- island of Sydriches Hey 1163–87 ADiv
- Northeye 1413 Bodl
Northey Island is island of Siriches (h )eie 1141–51 AD iv, 1438 Pat, island of Sydriches Hey 1163–87 AD iv, Northeye 1413Bodl . It is difficult to say whether the second element in this name is (ge)hæg, 'enclosure,' or eg , 'marshland,' with inorganic h . The first in the old name is the pers. name Sigeric . Cf. Southey Creek supra 16. v. EAS xix, 200.