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.

Will Syke

Field in the Parish of Little Casterton

Historical Forms

  • 1943 Map 1846 White
  • ad Wellis sike Hy3 TT
  • ad le Wellesikes Hy3 TT

Etymology

Will Syke(ad Wellis sike,ad le Wellesikes Hy 3, v. wella, sík; the reference may be to the chalybeatespring mentioned in 1846 White).