Early-attested site in the Parish of Doddington
- Kekal(d)re 1244 Rams 1277 Ely
- Kechal(d)re 1256 Rams
- Kekaller 1286 ib
- Cop(e)alder 1487 MinAcct 1645 EAvii
- Copoldree 1529 BedL
- Copholder Bank 1830 ib
Copalder is Kekal (d )re 1244 Rams, 1277Ely , Kechal (d )re 1256 Rams, Kekaller 1286 ib., Cop (e )alder 1487MinAcct , 1645 EA vii, Copoldree 1529 BedL, Copholder Bank 1830 ib. If this sequence is correct, this alder was first distinguished by the addition of kek , possibly related to kex , 'dry hollow stem,' and then confused with the common copp (ede ) alder or 'pollarded alder.'