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.

Robt . Ilyffes Hadland

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • Robt . Ilyffes Hadland 1661 Terrier
  • Mr Ilyffes Hadland 1697 Terrier
  • John Ilifes Hadland 1722 Terrier
  • Mr Ilyffes Yard end 1697 Terrier
  • John Iliffe 1759 EnclA
  • Mary Iliffe 1759 EnclA
  • Thomas Iliffe 1829 Census

Etymology

Robt. Ilyffes Hadland 1661, Mr Ilyffes Hadland 1697, John Ilifes Hadland 1722 (v. hēafod - land), Mr Ilyffes Yard end 1697 (v. geard, ende) (the Iliffe family continued to live in Oadby as, for example, John Iliffe and Mary Iliffe 1759 EnclA, Thomas Iliffe 1829 Census)