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.

Wyganescroft

Field in the Parish of Clewer

Historical Forms

  • Wyganescroft 1338 Brocas
  • Wyganeslond 1384 Brocas

Etymology

Wyganescroft 1338 Brocas, Wyganeslond 1384 ib(first el. the Breton pers.n. Wigan v. La 103, Reaney s.n. Wigan and cf. 66)