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.

fower dayles … one … called Kirkdale

Field in the Parish of Whitton

Historical Forms

  • fower dayles … one … called Kirkdale 1562 Surv
  • Church Dale 1567–68 Lanc
  • Kyrke dale 1609 DuLaMB

Etymology

fower daylesonecalled Kirkdale 1562, Church Dale 1567–68, Kyrke dale 1609(v. kirkja, cirice,deill; the interchange of kirk and church is noteworthy)