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Survey of English Place-Names

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Worlaby Carrs

Other OS name in the Parish of Worlaby

Historical Forms

  • the Carre of worlibe 1537 Nelthorpe
  • the Carr c.1580 AS
  • the common car(r) 1606,1612 Terrier
  • Worleby Car 1664 Terrier
  • the Carres of Worletby 1671 Terrier
  • ye Carres of Worlaby 1674 Terrier
  • Worlaby Carres 1679 Terrier
  • the Carres 1690 Terrier
  • the Carrs of Worlaby 1832 Yarb


, the Carre of worlibe 1537Nelthorpe ,the Carr c.1580AS , the common car (r )1606, 1612Terrier , Worleby Car 1664Terrier , the Carres of Worletby 1671Terrier , y e Carres of Worlaby 1674Terrier ,Worlaby Carres 1679Terrier , the Carres 1690Terrier , the Carrs of Worlaby 1832Yarb , v. kjarr , and note that in TA many fields there are simply called Carr .