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.

Great Fenby Green

Field in the Parish of Ashby cum Fenby

Historical Forms

  • Great Fenby Green 1705 Yarb 1744 MiscDep
  • Little Fenby Green 1705 Yarb 1722 Yarb 1744 MiscDep
  • fenby - Green-head 1638 Terrier
  • Fenby greene ( head ) m17 Haigh
  • Fenby Green heads 1703 Terrier

Etymology

Great Fenby Green 1705, 1744, Little Fenby Green 1705, 1722, 1744,fenby -Green-head 1638, Fenby greene(head) m17, Fenby Green heads 1703(v.grēne2)