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.

Walrike meres

Field in the Parish of Croxton

Historical Forms

  • Walrike meres 1577 Terrier
  • Wolrike furlonge 1601 Terrier
  • walricke furelong 1631 Terrier
  • Walricke furelong 1664 Terrier

Etymology

Walrike meres 1577, Wolrike furlonge 1601, walricke furelong 1631, Walricke furelong 1664(from the OE  pers.n. Wulfrīc or thederived surn. and furlang)

Places in the same Parish