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.

the Blew Morise

Field in the Parish of Bidston

Historical Forms

  • the Blew Morise 1645 Sheaf
  • Blewmorris Croft 1645 Sheaf
  • Beaumores Coppes 1545 Sheaf
  • Bawmares Coppes 1545 Sheaf

Etymology

the Blew Morise, Blewmorris Croft 1645(Beaumores Coppes alias Bawmares Coppes 1545, from copis'a coppice'and the p.n. Beaumaris, probably a surname)