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.


Parish in the County of Cheshire


The parish of Bromborough anciently included Eastham parish, v. 187supra , and Bromborough 237infra . After about 1152, when Eastham chapelry was created, the parish of Bromborough consisted of 1. Brimstage, 2. Bromborough, both now included in Bebington Municipal Borough (v. 245infra ).

Major Settlements