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.

one Close called Skipwith foure Acres

Field in the Parish of Utterby

Historical Forms

  • one Close called Skipwith foure Acres 1671 LindDep
  • Skipwith fouracres 1698 LindDep

Etymology

one Close called Skipwith foure Acres 1671, Skipwith fouracres 1698(named from the Skipwith family, cf.Elinoure Skypwith 1577 Inv, William Skipwith 1630 LindDep 55)