Leskennick (EN) / Chi Leskeunek (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

chi

Meaning: 
house

les

Meaning: 
?Obscure

keunek

Meaning: 
reed bed
Elements notes: 
<chi> 'house' + <les> 'plant' + <keunek> 'reed bed'
Historic forms: 
Leskenig 1560 (Pool, 1985) Leskynnicke [wartha] 1560 (Pool, 1985) Leskynnicke 1614 (Pool, 1985) Leskyneck 1617 (Pool, 1985) Leskinnick 1680 (Pool, The History of the Town and Borough of Penzance, 1974, p. 52) Leskinnick Field 1845 (CRO, TA/179, Nos. 801-802,1845) (Bond, 2009) Leskennick Well Field 1845 (Rosevean)(CRO, TA/179, No.335, 1845) (Bond, 2009) Leskinnick House 1884 (residence)(Symons, 1884)