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.

Syward Lodge

Other OS name in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints


[ ˈsaiwəd ] , no doubt named from the family of Roger Syward who had a tenement in Dorchester in 1363–1379Ilch , cf. also terram Cantarie Johannis Seward 1423 DorR ( on ' Seward's chantry ' in the church of the Holy Trinity , v. DorR xlv ) .