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.

Bramley Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Baslow and Bubnell

Historical Forms

  • Bromley(e), Bromlei 1239 LansdCh 1454 ShefBC
  • Bromele 1310 DbAxxii
  • Bramley c.1230 BelCh
  • Bramelegh 1476 ShefBC
  • Brumleie 1319 DbAxxii
  • Bronlleie Ed2 DbAxxii
  • Bromley-overe, Nether Bromley 1319 DbAxxii


Bronlleie Ed 2 DbA xxii 'Clearing where broom grew', v . brōm, lēah. It is distinguished as

Bromley-overe , Nether Bromley 1319 DbA xxii, v . uferra, neoðera.