Tyne and Wear HER(12292): Wallsend, Bondewyar fishery - Details
Wallsend, Bondewyar fishery
Agriculture and Subsistence
Bondewyar in 1128, Bondeniare in 1195, yare c.1225, Bondewe yare. 'Bonda' is Old English for a peasant landowner. This was a weir or yare belonging to the monks of Durham in Wallsend.
V.E. Watts, 1988, Some Northumbrian Fishery Names III in Durham Archaeological Journal, 4, 1988, pp 53-59