Tyne and Wear HER(12321): Wallsend, Vthwardesyar' Fishery - Details
Wallsend, Vthwardesyar' Fishery
Agriculture and Subsistence
Vthwardesyar' in 1128, Vtwordesiare in 1195, Vtwardis yare. 'Utweardes' is Old English for 'towards the outside'. The yare was thus either located mid-stream or was at the upper or lower boundary of the fishery. Owned by the Durham monks.
V.E. Watts, 1988, Some Northumbrian Fishery Names III in Durham Archaeological Journal, 4, 1988, pp 53-59;