1) A regional word for the elder.

1423-4 usque ad quamdam veterem arborem vocatam Burtre versus le Kyrkestiyll, York

c.1530 lyyng on the Flatte at the Burtre, Catterton. It was first recorded in minor place-names: c.1200 unam [acram] in Buirtrekelde, Marton in Cleveland

n.d. β€˜one and a half roods at Burtrebusk’, Barforth

1642 β€˜a certain close called Burtry Close’, Thirsk.

dates 1200 1423-1424 1530 1642

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