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.

Friday Street Plot

Field in the Parish of Long Bredy

Historical Forms

  • 1860 TA 410–11 DCMCt
  • Friday streete 1635 DCMCt
  • Frydaies Streete 1636 DCMCt


Friday Street Plot 1860(Friday streete 1635, Frydaies Streete 1636, v. frīgedæg'Friday', strǣt, a frequent name for roads leading to the gallows,etc., cf. Friday Street Sr 278, 410–11)