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ID: 1029486
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Haxey (inhabited place)  Haxey (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 29 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.4833  decimal degrees
Long: 000 50 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.8333  decimal degrees

Note: On a low ridge of clay called the Isle of Axholme; in the Middle Ages the surrounding area was so waterlogged that it supported a fishing industry; home of the unusual 'Haxey Hood' celebration held every January 6; the village of Westwoodside is nearby.

Names:
Haxey (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Acheseia (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of North Lincolnshire (unitary authority)  ................  North Lincolnshire (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Haxey (inhabited place)  ....................  Haxey (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
village (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Acheseia..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 171
Haxey..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Domesday Book (1985) 166
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 82
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 166; 171
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2598354
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 82
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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