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.

Oxholme

Field in the Parish of Bidston

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • The Oxholme 1646 Sheaf
  • the Oxe Holme 1644 Sheaf

Etymology

Oxholme(The Oxholme 1646, the Oxe Holme 1644,'marsh where oxen pasture', v. oxa, holmr)