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.

Great Tidings

Field in the Parish of Utterby

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Tithing Close 1607 PM
  • the new Tidinge Close 1661 LindDep
  • newtidinge close 1698 LindDep
  • the Tidings 1713 LindDep
  • the Tythe piece 1747 LindDep

Etymology

Great Tidings(Tithing Close 1607, the new Tidinge Close 1661,newtidinge close 1698, the Tidings 1713, the Tythe piece 1747, from tēoðung inthe sense'land set aside for the payment of tithes')