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.

Barrow Hawk

Other OS name in the Parish of Barrow upon Humber

Historical Forms

  • hawk thinge m16 Cragg
  • Common ground called Hawke 1649 ParlSurv
  • Hawk 1715 BarrowTB 1785 Map


, hawk thinge m16Cragg , Common ground called Hawke 1649ParlSurv , Hawk 1715 BarrowTB, 1785Map , probably from ME  halke ' a corner, a nook ' , with a similar development as in Hawk Mill PN C 139 , Hawkwood PN Ess 20 .