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.

( in ) le Wro

Field in the Parish of Pleasley

Historical Forms

  • ( in ) le Wro c.1300 Derby 1348 Derby
  • ( in ) the Wro 1330 Ass

Etymology

(in) le Wro c. 1300, 1348(p),(in) the Wro 1330 Ass(v. vrá).