Poldew (EN) / Polldu (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

du

Meaning: 
black

poll

Meaning: 
pool
Elements notes: 
<poll> 'pool, pit' + <du> 'black'
Historic forms: 
Poldeu 1327 (Gover 1948) Poldue 1387 (NA WM/349) Poldu 1410 (NA BLOS/205) Poldu near St. Peter's chapel 1412 (NA BLOS/210/1,2) Close in Poldew between land of heirs of Walter Wolley and lane from Lostwithiel towards St. Peter's Chapel 1413 (NA BLOS/206/1,2) Poldew juxta Lostwythyell 1432 Poldu juxta Lostwythyell 1446