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.

Tranmore

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • c.1832 Yarb
  • Stranmore 1668 Terrier 1671 Terrier 1679 Terrier

Etymology

Tranmore c.1832(perhaps to be identified with Stranmore(sic) 1668, 1671, 1679;Tranmore seems to be'the crane marsh', v. trani, mōr1)