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.

The Isle of Ely

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insulaque a solicolis celebri Ely nuncupatur onomate 970 (18th) BCS 1265, insula ely 1086 InqEl, Isle dely c. 1254 Ct, þe yle of ely c. 1330 RG, Ilde of Ely 1627 RR i

helig ealond c. 1000 OE Bede, insula de Hely 1085–6 (13th) Crispin

v . Ely infra 213.