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.

Bridge End

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bidston

Historical Forms

  • Bridge End 1776 J.E.A. 1824 Lawton
  • Bridge End Brook 1850 J.E.A.


Bridge End (lost, 100–320895, at Bridge St., Freeman St. & Marcus St.), Bridge End 1776 J.E.A., 1824Lawton , cf. Bridge Meadow 1824ib , Bridge End Terrace 1939 J.E.A. (st.n.), v. brycg , ende 1 , mǣd . Bridge End Brook 1850 J.E.A. was a stream (100–315892 to 323889 to 321895) falling into Wallasey Pool about the site of Egerton Dock. At Bridge End it was crossed by the road from Birkenhead Priory and Woodside to Bidston, now called Bridge St.