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.

a fourlong called the acares

Field in the Parish of Hawerby cum Beesby

Historical Forms

  • a fourlong called the acares 1577 Terrier
  • ( the ) Akers 1625 Terrier
  • the Akers 1626 Terrier
  • the Ackers 1638 Terrier

Etymology

a fourlong called the acares 1577,(the) Akers 1625, the Akers 1626,the Ackers 1638(v. æcer)