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.

( Little ) Bowhays

Field in the Parish of Wyke Regis

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • above Hays 1582 Ilch

Etymology

(Little) Bowhays(above Hays 1582(18),v. bufan,(ge)hæg, cf. prec.)