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.

to Wlgares imaren

Field in the Parish of East Orchard

Historical Forms

  • to Wlgares imaren 963 ShaftR 958 ShaftR
  • of þan imaren 963 ShaftR 958 ShaftR

Etymology

to Wlgares imaren, of þan imaren('Wulfgār's boundary', from the OE  pers.n. Wulfgār and(ge)mǣre; thisWulfgār was granted land in 958 at Thorton in Marnhull(which at thisdate included the present par. of Margaret Marsh))