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.

Dunham Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Dunham lane 1595 FMap
  • Dunholm Lane 1828 Bry


( lost ) , 1595FSurv , Dunham lane 1595FMap ,Dunholm Lane 1828 Bry , cf. Dun hams 1712Foster , Dun Holmes 1808BRA 838 , High Dunholme 1839TA and Dunham pasture 1595FSurv , 1595FMap , Dunham Past :c.1638Holywell , a close caled Donams 1737Foster , named from the surn . Dunham , well - represented in the parish in the late 16th century , cf. George Donnam 1588BT , Richard Dunham 1590Anc . It is the unnamed cul - de - sac at the opening of which is situated Belle Vue Cottage .