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.

Pike Mdw

Field in the Parish of Bidston

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Pike Mdw 1644 Sheaf 1646 Sheaf
  • Pykedmede 1353 MinAcct
  • Pykemedewe 1357 ChFor
  • Pyke Medow 1521 Sheaf
  • le Pyke Medow 1522 Sheaf
  • le Pyke medew 1522 Sheaf

Etymology

Pike Mdw(Pike Mdw 1644,1646, Pykedmede 1353, Pykemedewe 1357, Pyke Medow 1521, le Pyke Medow, le Pyke medew 1522,'pointed meadow', v. pīced, pīc1, mǣd)