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Survey of English Place-Names

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Ulceby Sneaks

Field in the Parish of Croxton

Historical Forms

  • 1796 Yarb 3 Terrier

Etymology

Ulceby Sneaks 1796(from dial. sneck'a small piece or tongueof land abutting on or intersecting an adjoining field' NED s.v. sneck sb, 3;this may be the same land as Ulcebie headland(b) infra, named from theneighbouring parish of Ulceby)

Places in the same Parish