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.

Mead Hays

Field in the Parish of Motcombe

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Croftam voc ' Medehey … et una graua quondam vocat ' Medeheyesleigh ' ton 1838 TA
  • meadowe called Meadayes 1609 LRMB


MeadHays(Croftam voc' Medeheyet una graua quondam vocat'Medeheyesleigh'ton 1411, meadowe called Meadayes 1609, v. mǣd,(ge)hæg, lēac-tūn'vegetable garden')