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.

Lads willows

Field in the Parish of Blaston

Historical Forms

  • Lads willows 1601 Terrier


Lads willows 1601 (v. wilig; prob. with the surn. Ladd (note Ricardus Ladde c. 1175 of nearby Northants.) rather than with its source ME   ladde' a servant, a man of low birth' or lād' a water - course')