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.

Brissenden (Fm)

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ickford

Historical Forms

  • Brisendon 1826 B
  • Brisenden c.1825 O


It is difficult to do anything with these late forms. There is an OHG  name Briso which may have had an English cognate *Brisa .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement