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.

Church Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Fotherby

Historical Forms

  • ye Church way 1697 ib
  • the Church way 1709 ib
  • ye Church Way 1712 ib


, 1697ib , 1864Terrier , y e Church way 1697ib , the Church way 1709ib , y e Church Way 1712ib , and cf. atte Kyrke 1327SR (p) , atte Kirk '1332ib (p) , ad eccl 'iam de foterby 1329Ass (p) ; it would appear that ON  kirkja has been replaced by cirice in later forms .