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.

Wlvesgrave

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • Wlvesgrave 1280–9 ChNCP
  • Wlwesgraue 1281 NfD

Etymology

Wlvesgrave 1280–9 ChNCP,Wlwesgraue 1281 NfD(OScand  pers.n. Ulfr, v. Fellows Jensen 321, and græf orgrāf)