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 West Fd

Field in the Parish of Croxton

Historical Forms

  • 1762 Terrier
  • in occidentali campo 1220–30 Terrier m13 Terrier
  • In occidentali campo c.1240 HarlCh
  • West fielde 1577 Terrier
  • Weste felde 1601 Terrier
  • ( the ) weste feild 1631 Terrier 1662 Terrier
  • y e west field 1664 Terrier
  • West Feild 1690 Terrier
  • y e West Feild 1697 Terrier 1700 Terrier
  • y e West field 1707 Terrier

Etymology

the West Fd 1762(in occidentali campo 1220–30, m13, In occidentali campo c.1240, West fielde 1577,Weste felde 1601,(the) weste feild 1631, 1662, y e west field 1664, West Feild 1690,y e West Feild 1697, 1700, y e West field 1707, v. west, feld and cf. Croxton East Fd supra)

Places in the same Parish