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.

leʒ Meneholme

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • leʒ Meneholme 1839 TA
  • Meaneholme 1595 FMap
  • a pasture called Meanholme 1595 FMap
  • meaneholme 1839 TA


leʒ Meneholme(sic) 1564+, Meaneholme 15951, a pasture called Meanholme 15952, meaneholme 1626*(probably'the communally-held holme', v.(ge)mǣne, holmr, it was asaltern or salt-hill)