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.

Aldridge Grove

Early-attested site in the Parish of Great and Little Hampden

Historical Forms

  • Eldrigge 1227 Ass


There is hardly enough to go upon. Possibly the first element is OE  alor or elle(r)n, hence 'alder' or 'elder-ridge,' or the pers. n. Ealda is conceivable.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement