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.


Field in the Parish of Frisby

Historical Forms

  • brathorslade c.1250 Deed


brathorslade c. 1250 (v. slæd; earlier forms are needed to explain the specific, but poss. is the ODan   pers. n. Brōðir or OE   brōðor, ON   bróðir. ON   breiðr' broad' may have influenced the initial vowel in the name)