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.

The Marsh

Field in the Parish of Bottesford

Historical Forms

  • 1850 TA
  • Mersch 1332 Rut
  • merches 1333 Rut
  • le Merches 1352 Rut
  • Mersh ' 1366 Rut

Etymology

The Marsh (Mersch 1332, merches 1333, le Merches 1352, Mersh' 1366, v. mersc, cf. le maris in f. ns. (b) infra)