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.

Blanchards mead

Field in the Parish of Old Sodbury

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA 1768 M
  • Blaneford 1276 RH

Etymology

Blanchards mead(ib 1768,perhaps an adaptation of Blaneford 1276, which may be of similar origin toBlandford(Do 50), v. blǣge(gen.pl. blǣgna)'gudgeon', ford)