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.

Wapentake of Ouse and Derwent

Wapentake in the County of East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Forms

  • wapentacum inter Vsam et Derewent(e), wapentacum inter Usam et Derewent(e), wapentag'inter Vsam et Derewent(e), wapentag'inter Usam et Derewent(e) Wap'inter Vsam et Derewent(e), Wap'inter Usam et Derewent(e) 1197–1230 P 1231 Ass 1316 NomVill
  • foresta inter Usam et Derewent(e) t.John Font 1230 P
  • terras inter Usam et Derewent(e) 1234 Dunelm
  • wap' (inter Use) 1268 Ass
  • (wapentagium inter) Ouse and Derwent 1301 LS
  • Owse and Darwent (wapontake) 1518 Test 1750 Bowen