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.

Bay Green

Field in the Parish of Waithe

Historical Forms

  • 1807 Haigh
  • ( The ) Bray greene c.1650 Terrier

Etymology

Bay Green 1807(perhaps to be identified with(The) Bray greene c.1650, Bray being from ME(Northern) brā(from ON  brá'an eye-lid')'a bank(of a stream)' etc, cf. MED s.v. brō)