Major Settlement in the Parish of Norwell
- Nortwelle 1086 DB 1256 Ch 1275 RH
- Norwell 1166 P
- North(e)well(e) 1259 Pap 1280 Ebor 1309 FF 1316 FA
- Nowell al. Norwell 1675 Ogilby
'North well or spring,' v. wielle . North to distinguish from Southwell supra 175, some miles to the south-west.