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 Bulmer

Historical Forms

  • Thunreslau 1086 DB
  • Thundreslawe, Thunderloue 13th StJohn


Thunderlow (lost) is Thunreslau 1086 DB, Thundreslawe , Thunderloue 13thStJohn . 'Thunor 's hill,' v. hlaw . This is the name of a lost Domesday half-hundred. v. EAS xix, 63. Cf. Thunderley infra 546 and Thundersley supra 172.