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.

Willowtree Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Storre Lane 1595 FMap
  • a Comon Lane called Storr Lane 1651 MiscDon


is Storre Lane 1595FMap ,a Comon Lane called Storr Lane 1651MiscDon 38 , which is named from the Storre family , cf. Thomas Storre 1561Anc . There was another Willowtree Lane in Marsh Chapel running from approximately TF 343 987 to TF 353 991 and recorded as Willowtre layne 1574, 1575Anc , Willowtrelane 1595FMap , the Willow Tree Laine 1687Em , self - explanatory .