Biscovillack (EN) / Boskevelek (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

bos

Meaning: 
dwelling

kevelek

Meaning: 
woodcock
Elements notes: 
<bos> ‘dwelling’ + <kevelek> 'woodcock' - possibly used as a personal name in this context
Historic forms: 
Northemeste Boscovelec juxta Hyndemore 1306 Buskephelet 1337 Jn. de Boscofelek 1354 (NA ME/537/1,2) Boscofelek 1356 Boscofelek 1357 Boscofelek 1366 (CA 11, 1972, p76, citing from Henderson, citing from 1366) (Bond, 2009) Boscoveylek 1415 Hr. Boskevillick 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Lr. Boskevillick 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Boscavellick c.1835 (*CRO, AD266, c.1835) (Bond, 2009) Hr. Biscavillet 1856 (OS 1856) Lr. Biscavillet 1856 (OS 1856) Biscovallack 1884 (Symons, 1884) (Bond, 2009) Higher Biscovallack 1884 (Symons, 1884) (Bond, 2009) Higher Boskevillick 1884 (farm)(Symons, 1884) (Bond, 2009) Lower Boskevillick 1884 (farm) (Symons, 1884) (Bond, 2009) Biscovallack 1888 (OS 1888) Biscovallack China Clay Works 1888 (OS 1888) Higher Biscovallack 1888 (OS 1888) Biscovellet 1948 Lower Biscovallack 1972 (CA 11, 1972, p72) (Bond, 2009) Biscovillack Farm 1972 (CA 11, 1972, p76) (Bond, 2009) Biscovillack Fm 1974 (OS 1:50,000 First Series, 1974) Higher Biscovillack Farm 2003 (OS, 1:25000, 2003) (Bond, 2009) Biscovillack Farm 2014 (OS 2014) Higher Biscovillack Farm 2014 (OS 2014)
English (1)