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.

Whitehirst

Field in the Parish of Derby

Historical Forms

  • Whitehirst 1630 Plan
  • Whithurste 1633 Portland

Etymology

Whitehirst 1630, Whithurste 1633(v. hwīt, hyrst)