Sutherland and Sutherland Beck
Early-attested site in the Parish of Middleton
- Suterlund 1334 ForP
- Soterlund, Souterlund, Suterlundbek 1335 ForP
'Sutari's wood' v. lundr . The first element is the ON byname Sútari from Latin sutor 'shoe-maker'; the word was borrowed in ME from ON (v. Stratmann-Bradley s.v. sūtare ).The change of intervocalic t to th is seen in other place-names, e.g. Catterick 242infra , and Souther Scales (YWR), Suterscales 1214 Abbr, which contains the same element.