Whitehay (EN) / An Hay Wynn (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

an

Meaning: 
the

hay

Meaning: 
enclosure

gwynn

Meaning: 
white, fair, blessed
Elements notes: 
ECF: <an> ‘the’ + <hay> ‘enclosure’ + <gwynn> ‘white, fair, holy’
Historic forms: 
la Haye 1296 (Gover, 1948) White Haye 1635 (Gover, 1948) Whitehay 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Whitehay 1842 (TA, 1842) Whitehay Bridge 1842 (TA, 1842) Whitehay 1884 {farm}(Symons, 1884) Whitehay 1888 (OS, 1888) Whitehay 2015 (OS, 2015)