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.

Burymewick Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Stockport


. ' Bury me wick! ' is an ejaculation meaning ' Bury me alive! ' , i.e . ' May I be buried alive if…unless… ' . Cf. Burymewick 293infra , Bury me Wick Mill 313infra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name