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.

Seanor Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ault Hucknall

Historical Forms

  • Senouere c.1200 Thurgarton
  • Seynore 1496 HardCh
  • Seymor (sic) 1535 Val 1557 Pat
  • Seanor 1602 FF


Seanor Fm, Senouere c. 1200Thurgarton , Seynour 1487 Hastings, Seynore 1496HardCh , Seymor (sic)1535 Val, 1557 Pat, Seanor 1602FF . Perhaps 'Sǣga's bank, slope', v. ofer 2 . OE  Sǣga , an unrecorded pers.n., would be a shortened form of some dithematic pers.n. in - (such as Sǣwig ).