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.

Wellesdale

Field in the Parish of Repps with Bastwick

Historical Forms

  • Wellesdale 1466 Field

Etymology

Wellesdale 1466(OE  wella, here probably the pers.n., v.Reaney s.n. Wells, and ME  dale'share of land' as in Wulfyndale 1466 infra)