Tyne and Wear HER(12323): Wallsend, Wales yar' Fishery - Details
Wallsend, Wales yar' Fishery
Agriculture and Subsistence
Wales yar' in 1128, Wales yare, Wallesiare in 1195, Walleyair 1439-40. Means either yair by the Roman wall or just Wallsend yair. Owned by the monks of Durham.
V.E. Watts, 1988, Some Northumbrian Fishery Names III in Durham Archaeological Journal, 4, 1988, pp 53-59;