Healey names mentioned in the Coucher Book of Whalley Abbey

These personal names are from the Chetham Society, 19th Century transcription of the Medieval Latin of the Coucher Book of Whalley Abbey.

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Some, like Dolfinus, are the latin spelling of an Old Norse personal name.

Healey Places Mentioned in the Coucher Book of Whalley Abbey are shown below.

Healey Place-names mentioned in the Coucher Book of Whalley Abbey

Healey Place-names mentioned in the Coucher Book of Whalley Abbey

Lake Kor, a lost medieval lake which was  probably NW of Healey Dell is one of the fascinating references to Healey in the Coucher Book. Additionally Heleyden (Healey valley) and Heleysclogh are mentioned under Spotland (one of the four  medieval townships of Rochdale, see the Spotland list in this blog).

To be continued…

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