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.

Caluerlesure

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • Caluerlesure 1806 Map 1467×84 LTD
  • Caluerleysure 1806 Map 1467×84 LTD
  • Calfurleysure furlong 1806 Map 1467×84 LTD
  • calver leyes 1674 Terrier
  • Caluer leyes l.17 Terrier
  • Calver Lease 1693 Terrier
  • Couerleys 1700 Terrier 1703 Terrier
  • Couerles 1708 Terrier

Etymology

Caluerlesure, Caluerleysure, Calfurleysure furlong (v. furlang) 1467 × 84, calver leyes 1674, Caluer leyes l. 17, Calver Lease 1693, Couerleys 1700, 1703, Couerles 1708 (v. calf (calfra gen. pl.), lǣs (lǣswe dat. sg.))