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Survey of English Place-Names

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Haywards hill

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • Haywards hill 1694 Terrier c.1715 Terrier c.1720 Terrier
  • huards hill 1700 Terrier
  • Hewards nooke l.17 Terrier

Etymology

Haywards hill 1694, c. 1715, c. 1720, Hewards hill l. 17, 1708, 1708 (18), 1724, 1745, huards hill 1700, Hewards nooke l. 17 (v. nōk) (prob. with heiward, but otherwise with its surn. reflex Hayward Heyward, cf. hauards dole in Burton Overy f. ns. (b), Hawardsforlonge in Husbands Bosworth f. ns. (b) and Hewedesmedewe in Houghton on the Hill f. ns. b))