English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Smiths ' Shop

Field in the Parish of Affpuddle

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA


Smiths' Shop(cf. Smethes Close 1581 and Smetham(Meade)1553, Smitham Meade, Smytham Meade 1559, the latter containing either smið'a smith' or smēðe1'smooth', v. hamm)