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.

Wig Meadow

Field in the Parish of Crich

Historical Forms

  • 1847 TA
  • Wigg Meadow 1655 Survey


Wig Meadow(Wigg Meadow 1655, cf. perhaps Wigesbuttes 1248–61; the first element may be wigga'beetle' but the early form rathersuggests a pers.n. OE  Wicg)