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.


Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • Hendike 1601 Terrier 1612 Terrier 1648 Terrier


Hendike 1601, 1612, 1648, (the) Henditch 1625, 1648 et passim to 1745 (v. henn, dík, dīc; the English generic eventually replacing the Scand)