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.

Northenden

Major Settlement in the Parish of Northenden

Historical Forms

  • Norwordine 1086 DB
  • Norwordeyn 1398 Add
  • Norwrdinam 1119 Chest 1150
  • Norwurding, Norwarding c.1270 Earw
  • Northwrthinam 1119 Chest 1280
  • Norwrthyn c.1220 ib
  • Norwrthin l13 ib
  • Nort(h)iorthin, Nort(h)iorthyn 1285,1286 Eyre 1297 Pat l13 Chest
  • Nor(t)(h)worthin, Nor(t)(h)worthyn c.1250 Earw 1286,1287,1290 Court l13 Chest 1333 ChRR
  • Norhtworthyn c.1310 ib
  • Nor(th)werthin, Nor(th)werthyn, Nor(th)verthyn 1287 Eyre 1344 ChRR 1370 Earw
  • Nor(th)wurthyn 1297 CRV c.1310 Tab
  • Norworhyn c.1290 Orm2
  • Norhtwor'yn c.1320 ib
  • Nortwourthin 1335 JRC
  • Northwarthyne 17 Harl.
  • Norirdene 1280 Earw
  • Norworthei 1287 Court
  • Northworth'm 1291 Tax
  • Northwortham 1350 Chamb
  • Northurthin c.1310 Tab
  • ?Northurthyne 1335 JRC814
  • Northurdene 1346 Bark
  • Northerden(e) 1345 Eyre 1360 ChRR
  • Northerden 1831 Bry
  • Northerdern 1458 ChRR
  • Northerdon 1535 VE
  • Northorden 1408 MidCh
  • Northirden 1437 Plea
  • Northden 1350 ChRR
  • Norden 1357 ib
  • Nordene 1445 Orm2
  • Northwynden 1366 Eyre
  • Northenden 1439,1477 ChRR
  • Northenden or Norden c.1620 Orm2
  • Northendon alias Northenkenworthe 1550 ChRR
  • Northyn 1379 Eyre
  • Northen 1527 Earw 1656 Orm2
  • Northerleydene 1395 Orm2
  • Netherdene 1404 ChRR
  • Netherden 1568 ib
  • Northoden 1513 ChRR
  • Northernden 1514 Orm1
  • Northern 1841 TA

Etymology

'North enclosure', 'worðignin the north', v. norð , worðign , cf. Kenworthy infra .

Places in the same Parish

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