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.

the Poose puding

Field in the Parish of Waithe

Historical Forms

  • the Poose puding 1723 Haigh

Etymology

the Poose puding 1723('pease pudding', v. pise, peosu, a fanciful name doubtlessreferring to sticky soil)