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.

Delver End and Delver Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Swaffham Prior

Historical Forms

  • Delvesende 1442 Ct
  • Delfend 1529 LRMB
  • Delphend 1663 Ct
  • Delfe Bridge 1585 ib


Delver End and Delver Bridge (both 6″) are Delvesende 1442Ct , Delfend 1529LRMB , Delphend 1663Ct , Delfe Bridge 1585 ib. v. (ge)delf, ende .