News:
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Author Topic: Ham Shades Lane Tankerton  (Read 196 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline mikeb

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 540
  • Appreciation 28
Re: Ham Shades Lane Tankerton
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2018, 23:12:51 »
Thanks Smiffy, that seems to fit. The area is known to be "soggy" at times of heavy rain.

Offline smiffy

  • Established Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 979
  • Appreciation 63
Re: Ham Shades Lane Tankerton
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2018, 15:10:22 »
Ham is probably from the old english hamm, meaning water meadow. Shade or shode is derived from the old english scēadan, to divide, often in reference to a river. So, the possible origin may be "the river branch in the water meadow".

Offline mikeb

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 540
  • Appreciation 28
Ham Shades Lane Tankerton
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2018, 13:23:52 »
I am intrigued by the name of this Lane in Tankerton. The name suggests it is of same age but can anyone tell us how it came by this name?

 

BloQcs design by Bloc
SMF 2.0.11 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines