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 Shire Holme

Field in the Parish of Allestree

Historical Forms

  • 1737 Plan
  • Shire Holme 1609 Derby

Etymology

the Shire Holme(Shire Holme 1609,'bright marsh-meadow', v. scīr2, holmr)

Places in the same Parish