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.


Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Brianholme 1595 FMap 1839 TA
  • a pasture called Bryan holme 1595 FMap


Brianholme 15951,a pasture called Bryan holme 15952(named from the family of Walter Brian 1347* and holmr, it was a saltern or salt-hill, but the second referencesuggests it had become pasture land)