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WHAT’S IN A NAME

Fishlake  (OE Fisc- lacu, ‘fish stream’).

Various spellings of the place name Fishlake from historical records.

Fiscelac  1086 Doomsday Book PNWRY.
Fixcale       “            “             “          “
Fislac    1147 Early Yorkshire Charters viii. (PNWRY)
Fyslake  1150 Index to the Charters and Rolls vol 2 British Museum.  (PNWRY)
Fiselac   1180-5  “      “    “         “          “     “        “  8    “    (PNWRY)
Fislach   1194  Pipe Rolls PNWRY

Fyschelake   1194-9   Early Yorkshire Charters viii (PNWRY)
Fisclache  1202-09  Early Yorkshire Charters viii  (PNWRY)
Fisclac      1249  Calendar Of Charter Rolls vol 6 (PNWRY)
Fiskelak    1230  Pipe Rolls.   (PNWRY)
Fiskelake     "       "       "      (PNWRY)
Fislache Edward 1 1272-1307 Catalogue of Ancient Deeds (PRO)
Fithlake    1293   Catalogue of Ancient Deeds. (PRO).
Fisela    1300-01     In foot note Fasti Parochialis p114 from CPL i 595.
Fyshlak   1316   Feudal Aids vi p 203.
Fisslak    1329   Catalogue of Ancient Deeds. (PRO)
Fisslake   1370   Yorkshire Feet of Fines (PNWRY)
Fysshelalake 1379   Poll Tax Returns vol 6 YAJ
Fhyslak    1394-3   Collectanea, Oxford Historical Society Vol
Fyschelelak  14 th century Collectanea , Oxford Historical Society Vol
Fyschlake    1406   Wills in the York Registry vol3 Fol 251
Fysshlake   1448     “     “    “     “           “         vol2 Fol 189
Fyshelak    1407   Will of John Simson
Fislak           1428  Feudal Aids vi p 203
Fysshelawe   1428   "          "     "   p 335

Fifshelake      1451   Wills in the York Registry   f238
Fisshelack    1459    Will of John Pinder
Fyschlaike    1501    Wills York Registry     vol 6 Fol 18
Fishlake         1510     "        "            “          vol 8 Fol 61 and generally spelt this way 1600.
Fisshlake       1527                                       vol 9 Fol 399
Fishelacke     1534                                       vol 11 Fol 153
Fishelayke     1547                                       vol 13 Fol 347
Fishelaicke    1549                                       vol 13 Fol 546
Fishlaake      1549                                        vol 13 Fol 655
Fishelaake    1550                                        vol 3 Fol 656
Fischlake      1551                                        vol 13 Fol 913
Fyshlayke     1552                                        vol 13 Fol 983
Fisshelake    1552                                        vol 13 Fol 917
Fyshelyke     1551                                        vol 15 pt 2 Fol 138
Fyshlaike      1551                                        vol 15 pt 2 Fol 197
Fyshlake       1568                                        vol 18 Fol 84
Fyshelake     1569                                        vol 18 Fol 194
Fishelake      1572                                        vol 19 Fol 732
Fysshelake    1572                                       vol 19 Fol 669
Fyshelaike    1572                                        vol 19 Fol 384
Fyshlaik        1572                                        vol 19 Fol 593
Fysshelaike    1573                                      vol 19 Fol 669
Fishlaick      1575                                         vol 20 Fol 52
Fishelaike     1581                                        vol 22 Fol 183
Fyshelaicke   1582                                       vol 22 Fol 453
Fyshacke      1583                                        vol 22 Fol 465
Fyshelacke    1584                                       vol 22 Fol 603
Fishlayke      1594                                        vol 27 Fol 168
Fishlacke      1599                                       administration act book
Fishleake      1619                                       vol 36 Fol 174
Fyshlack       1673 Hatfield Parish Register Bap William Parkin
Fishlock Early 17 th century maps and 1735 Will of Francis Simpson

From PNWRY ‘The Place name of West Riding of Yorkshire’. Ed. AH Smith vol. XXX

 57 examples.

Rob Downing 9 March 2017.

Rob Downings research at hhttps://wordpress.com/view/fishlakeheritage.wordpress.com