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.

in campis de Foterby

Field in the Parish of Fotherby

Historical Forms

  • in campis de Foterby 1180–1200 Gilb a1184 Gilb
  • campos de Foterby 1383 Peace
  • feildes of Fotherbye 1588 DCLB
  • the Common Field 1745 Terrier

Etymology

in campis de Foterby 1180–1200(1409), a1184(1409), campos de Foterby 1383, feildes of Fotherbye 1588, the Common Field 1745(v. feld, cf. the North Fd, the South Fd in(a)supra)