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.

Byornesgaire

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • Byornesgaire eHy3 Alv
  • Boirnesgaire eHy2 Alv
  • Beornisgaire lHy2 Alv

Etymology

Byornesgaire eHy3(13), Boirnesgaire(sic) l12(13), Beornisgaire lHy2(13)(the first el. is the Scand . pers.n. Bjǫrn, the second being geiri'atriangular piece of land', a Scand. compound)