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.

Heywards acre

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • Heywards acre 1648 Terrier


Heywards acre 1648 (v. æcer; either with hei - ward' an officer in charge of fences and enclosures' or its surn. reflex Heyward)