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.

Stroud Copse

Early-attested site in the Parish of Cumnor

Historical Forms

  • Strode 1327 SR Ed6 LRMB Jas1 SpecCom
  • Stroud 1651 ParlSurv 1694 Bodl 1801 Census
  • Stroud Coppice 1786 Bodl


Stroud Copse, (villa de) Strode 1327SR , Ed 6LRMB , Jas 1SpecCom , Stroud 1651ParlSurv , 1694Bodl , 1801 Census, Stroud Coppice 1786Bodl , from OE  strōd 'marshy land overgrown with brushwood', the copse lies beside the Thames. This may be a deserted hamlet.