Early-attested site in the Parish of Broomfield
- Prioures 16th Rental
- Pryours Woode, Pryours lande, Pryours lane t.Hy8 Survey
- Pryer 1274 RH
- atte Priours 1327 SR
Priors is Prioures 16thRental , Pryours Woode , Pryours lande , Pryours lane t. Hy 8Survey . This may be named from the family of Robert Pryer (1274 RH), but William atte Priours (1327SR ) probably owed his surname to the fact that he lived at the place called Priours , part of the possessions of the Prior of Blackmore (M ii, 77).