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 Kingston upon Hull

Historical Forms

  • Oust(e)mersk(e) 1339 Extent 1347 BenchBook 1415 YI
  • Oustmerk 1346,1353,1357 FF


Owstmarsk (lost) is Oust (e )mersk (e )1339Extent , 1347BenchBook , 1415 YI, Oustmerk 1346, 1353, 1357 FF. 'East marsh,' v. austr , mersc (with Scand  sk for English sh ).