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.

Bollands

Field in the Parish of Bidston

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA 1522 Sheaf
  • Balance 1522 Sheaf
  • ( the ) Bollandes 1644 Sheaf 1646 Sheaf

Etymology

Bollands(Balance(lit. Valance) 1522,(the) Bollandes 1644, 1646, identified by W.F.I., Sheaf34(589) with ground let to a man named Bolland in 1522, but perhapsanother instance of Bollones 302 supra)