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.

Welhyll

Field in the Parish of Burton and Dalby

Historical Forms

  • Welhyll 1612 Terrier
  • Welhill arr ' furl ' 1605 Terrier
  • Welhill arable furlonge 1612 Terrier
  • welhill leaes 1605 Terrier
  • wellhyll leaes furlonge 1612 Terrier

Etymology

Welhyll 1612, Welhill arr' furl' 1605, Welhill arable furlonge 1612 (v. arable), welhill leaes 1605, wellhyll leaes furlonge 1612 (v. leys)(' the hill at the spring or stream', v. wella, hyll)