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.

Glover Holme

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • 1821 AH 1847 Padley 1712 Foster 1595 FMap
  • Gloverholme 1595 FMap
  • a Mavre called Glover Holme 1595 FMap
  • a Mawre called Glover holme c.1638 Holywell


Glover Holme 1821, 1847(17121, Gloverholme 15951, a Mavre called Glover Holme 15952, a Mawre called Glover holme c.1638, cf. John Glover thinge 1573(v. þing'property, premises' as elsewhere in this parish)(named from the Glover family, cf. also John Glover 1514, and holmr, in thiscase described as a mavre or mawre, for which v. Cawthernsome Lane supra; itis shown as a saltern on 15951)