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.

the Furth Carr

Field in the Parish of Worlaby

Historical Forms

  • the Furth Carr c.1580 AS
  • the furth carr 1601 Terrier
  • the firth carr 1606 Terrier 1612 Terrier
  • Furth-carr - part 1638 Terrier

Etymology

the Furth Carr c.1580, the furth carr 1601, the firth carr 1606, 1612, Furth-carr -part 1638(v. fyrhð'awood, woodland', kjarr, with part, occasionally used in the area apparently withthe sense'portion of land, allotment')