Tyne and Wear HER(12313): Newcastle, Pottershihera Fishery - Details
Newcastle, Pottershihera Fishery
Agriculture and Subsistence
Referenced c. 1160. Potter either refers to a surname or literally means potter's yair. Described as being juxta Novum Castellum (beside Newcastle). There was also a Potterschare in Gateshead.
V.E. Watts, 1988, Some Northumbrian Fishery Names III in Durham Archaeological Journal, 4, 1988, pp 53-59;