Tyne and Wear HER(12307): Longbenton, Hames yhare Fishery - Details
Longbenton, Hames yhare Fishery
Agriculture and Subsistence
Hames yhare (no date), Harnesyhare in 1244. 'Ham' is Old English for manor, estate or 'hamm' meaning enclosure. The yair was in Longbenton township and was given to Newminster Abbey by Roger de Merlay.
V.E. Watts, 1988, Some Northumbrian Fishery Names III in Durham Archaeological Journal, 4, 1988, pp 53-59;