Tyne and Wear HER(12320): Wallsend, Hupward Yer Fishery - Details
Wallsend, Hupward Yer Fishery
Agriculture and Subsistence
Hupward yer c. 1147. 'Utweard' in Old English means 'outward'. A yair situated in mid-stream and completely detached from the bank.
V.E. Watts, 1988, Some Northumbrian Fishery Names III in Durham Archaeological Journal, 4, 1988, pp 53-59;