Major Settlement in the Parish of Ashwell
- Æscewelle c.1060 WDB
- Asceuuelle, Esceuuelle 1086 DB
- Aysshewelle 1283 Ipm, 1314 Ass
- Ayschwelle 1403 Pat
Further forms are without interest except the following, which show a diphthong: Aiswelle 1201, Eiswelle 1203, Eyssewelle 1272FF , Aysshewelle 1283 Ipm, 1314Ass , Ayschwelle 1403 Pat. 'Ash well or spring,' v. wielle .