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.

Wellehuscroftes

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • Wellehuscroftes 1280–9 ChNCP
  • Wellcraftes 1294–5 Acc
  • Wellecroft 1366–7 Acc
  • ( the ylde and ) Wellcroftys 1422 FB

Etymology

Wellehuscroftes 1280–9 ChNCP, Wellcraftes 1294–5 Acc Hem, Wellecroft 1366–7 ib,(the ylde and) Wellcroftys 1422 FB(v. wella,hūs, croft)