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.

the farr slade

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • the farr slade 1625 Terrier
  • the heither slade 1625 Terrier
  • the far slade 1635 Terrier
  • the hether slade 1635 Terrier 1693 Terrier
  • the heather slade 1693 Terrier

Etymology

the farr slade, the heither slade 1625, the far slade, the hether slade 1635, far slade, hither slade 1638, 1697, 1722, the farther slade, the hether slade 1661, l. 17 (v. farder), the hither slade 1674, 1700, 1703, 1722, the heather slade, the hether slade 1693 (v. feor, hider, slæd)