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.

twardolys

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • twardolys 1507 Wyg
  • Twerdolys 1523 Wyg
  • Whardols 1722 Terrier
  • neather wardoles 1635 Terrier

Etymology

twardolys 1507, Twerdolys 1523, Whartdoles 1638, 1703, Whardols 1722, Whardoals c. 1730, 1744, neather wardoles 1635 (v. neoðera) (v. þverr (þvert neut.), dāl)