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Survey of English Place-Names

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Other OS name in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Wolfenden, Wolfendale 17 PRGis


, named from or giving name to a local family of Wolfenden , Wolfendale (17 PRGisfreq ) , probably ' she-wolf valley ' , v. wylfen , denu ( replaced by dalr as in Arkendale v, 104supra ) or derived from Wolfenden La 93 .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site