1) A container for salt.

1597 a Cradle & a salte pie, Wakefield

1622 pecks, mandes ... salt pye, Bingley

1676 a saltpye, 1 pigin, Selby

1700 a salt pye, two leades and a mustard ball, Holmfirth

1731 a salt py and salt in it, Austerfield. It gave its name to a type of lean-to building and this in turn explains a number of late minor place-names.

dates 1597 1622 1676 1700 1731

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