Aldcliffe

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from Old English ald (old) and clif (cliff), meaning "the high land long occupied". Maybe from the Old English personal name Alda, but this is unlikely.

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Aldcliffe

  1. a village in Lancashire

References[edit]

  • [1976], David Mills, “Directory of Place Names”, in The Place Names of Lancashire, London: Batsford Books, ISBN 0-7134-3248-9, page 54: