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 Churchyard at Beesby

Field in the Parish of Hawerby cum Beesby

Historical Forms

  • 1762 Terrier
  • the Gleabe wch is now visible in Beesby is onely the Church yard 1674 Terrier
  • One little close called y e Church yard in Beesby 1679 Terrier
  • the Old Church yard att Beesby 1686 Terrier
  • The Church yard att Beesby 1697 Terrier
  • The Church yard in Beesby 1703 Terrier
  • The church yard in Beasby 1706 Terrier
  • The Church Yard of Bessebie 1709 Terrier

Etymology

theChurchyard at Beesby 1762(the Gleabe wch is now visible in Beesby is onely the Church yard 1674, One little close called y e Church yard in Beesby 1679, the Old Church yard att Beesby 1686, The Church yard att Beesby 1697, The Church yard in Beesby 1703, The church yard in Beasby 1706, The Church Yard of Bessebie 1709)