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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Oakford

Historical Forms

  • Odeborna 1086 DB
  • Wodeburne 1228 FF 1242 Fees787
  • Upwodeborn 1330 SR


'Wood stream,' v. burna .