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.

Wray

Other OS name in the Parish of Beetham

Historical Forms

  • Wraie 1637 FF

Etymology

, 1707, 1770 Bthm , Wraie 1637FF , v. vrá ' nook of land ' .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name