English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Wilderley

Major Settlement in the Parish of Church Pulverbatch

Historical Forms

  • Wildredelega 1086 DB
  • Wildredel' 1201 Cur 1261-2 ForProc
  • Wildredeleg 1203-4 Ass
  • Wildredelega 1204 HAC
  • Wildredeleye l.13th ForProc 1306-7 Ass
  • Wyldredelegh' 1271-2 ForProc
  • Wyldredelye 1271-2 Ass
  • Widerleg' 1195etseqto1204 P
  • Wiudredelee 1201 Cur
  • Wildrideleg' 1203-4 Ass
  • Wildridleg 1255 RH
  • Wyldridelee 1261-2 ForProc
  • Wyldrideley 1271-2 Ass
  • Wyldridelegh 1301 SAC
  • Wildricheleg' 1203-4 Ass
  • Wildritheleg c.1250-80 HAC
  • Wyldrichleye c.1291 TN
  • Wildridesle 1203-4 Ass
  • Wyldredeslegh' 1271-2 ForProc
  • Wardredelegh' 1208-9 ForProc
  • Wilderdeleg' 1242 Fees
  • Wylderdeleye 1320 Ch
  • Wilderdeleye 1334 SR 1346,1428 FA
  • Wydridel' 1255-6 Ass
  • Wildreley a.1244 HAC
  • Wyldrelye 1271-2 Ass
  • Wuldredeleg', Woldredeleg' 1261-2 ForProc
  • Wilderleye 1291-2 Ass
  • Wilderley 1445 Fine
  • Welderdeleye 1316 FA
  • Wilderley alias Wynderley 1551 Pat
  • Wilderley alias Wynderleye 1596 SBL3463
  • Wynderley alias Wilderley, Wildederley alias Wynderley 1615 SBL3465
  • Wilderley, Winderley 1674 SBL3467

Etymology

'Wilþrȳð's clearing', v. lēah . The personal name is feminine.

Places in the same Parish