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.

Weaveley Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Tackley

Historical Forms

  • (to) wiðigleas (gemæro) 1005 Eynsh late12th
  • Wideli 1109 Eynsh
  • Widel' 1159–62 Eynsh c.1160 RegAntiquiss
  • Wytteleya 1239 Eynsh


Weaveley Fm takes name from (to ) wiðigleas (gemæro )1005 (late 12th) Eynsh, Wideli 1109 Eynsh, Widel '1159–62 Eynsh, c. 1160 RegAntiquiss, Wytteleya 1239 Eynsh. Cf. Weefleye fielde 1605 MapsOx. 'Willow wood,' OE  wīðig-(a)h.

Places in the same Parish