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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Woking

Historical Forms

  • egceanlæa 1005 Eynsham 12th
  • Eggele 1354 Seldxl
  • Egly 1604 SrWills


Egley (6″) is egceanlæa 1005 (12th) Eynsham, Eggele 1354 Seld xl, Egly 1604 SrWills. 'Ecga 's clearing.' Cf. Egham supra 119.