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.

Pert Copse

Other OS name in the Parish of Wimborne St Giles

Historical Forms

  • Pert Coppice 1838 TA
  • the rifletum ['osier-bed'] of Pert' 1227 FF


, Pert Coppice 1838TA , 'the rifletum ['osier-bed'] of Pert '1227 FF , probably to be compared with Peart So ( le Perte c. 1250 ) , Pertwood W 176 , Solport Cu 107 , all of which may be from PrWelsh or PrCorn *perth ' a hedge, a bush,a brake ' .