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.

Moor End

Early-attested site in the Parish of Shepreth

Historical Forms

  • lamoresende 1539 MinAcct
  • la Mora c.1300 Layer


Moor End is lamoresende 1539MinAcct and was probably the home of William de la Mora (c. 1300 Layer). Cf. Sheprethmore 1526WMP and v. mōr .

Places in the same Parish