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.


Field in the Parish of Overchurch

Historical Forms

  • 1837 TA
  • le Mersh 1370 JRC
  • le Merchemedue c.1300 JRC
  • the Marsh Meddow c.1666 AddCh
  • Marsh Meadow 1726 Sheaf


Marsh(le Mersh 1370, le Merchemedue 1307–27, the Marsh Meddow c.1666, Marsh Meadow 1726, v. mersc, mǣd,cf. le Kar infra)