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ye Church Lane

Field in the Parish of Worlaby

Historical Forms

  • 1808 Terrier
  • the church lane 1579 Terrier 1612 Terrier
  • y e church lane 1679 Terrier
  • the Church Lane 1601 Terrier 1730 Terrier 1843 TA 1748 Terrier
  • the Church lane 1606 Terrier
  • church lane 1690 Terrier
  • a comon lane to y e Church 1707 Terrier
  • y e North Church Lane 1671 Terrier 1674 Terrier

Etymology

ye Church Lane 1808(the church lane 1579, 1612, y e church lane 1679, the Church Lane 1601, 1730, 17452,1748, the Church lane 1606, church lane 1690, a comon lane to y e Church 1707, y e North Church Lane 1671, 1674, cf. ad ecclesiam 1327, atte Kirk' 1332 SR, atte Kirk 1354Cor all(p), note that the early references are from ON  kirkja)