Philleigh (EN) / Eglosros (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

eglos

Meaning: 
church

ros

Meaning: 
hill-spur
Elements notes: 
<eglos> 'church' + <ros> 'hill-spur'
Historic forms: 
Egleshos 1086, Eglossos 1086, Egloshos, Egglosros 1201, Eglosros 1279, 1303, 1319, 1342, 1346, Sanctus Filius de Eglosros c1310, Eglosroos 1396, Eglosrose 1428, Sanctus Filius 1422, Fili 1450, Seynt Felleck c1530, Fely 1535, Sent Fyllye c1570, St Phillie 1591, Phillie 1613, St Fylly 1621, Filly 1654, Philly 1661, 1717, Phelley 1737