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.

Branchery

Field in the Parish of Old Sodbury

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA
  • Brankeswrthe 1255 FF

Etymology

Branchery(Brankeswrthe 1255, the OWelsh  pers.n. Branoc, as in Branscombe(D 620),v. worð, the modern form from worðig, but Brankeswrthe may be BrinkworthW 65)