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.

Priest Holm

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • 1771 Terrier
  • Presthome l.17 Terrier 1700 Terrier
  • Prestholmepiece c.1715 Terrier
  • Prest holmepeice c.1720 Terrier

Etymology

Priest Holm 1771 (Prestholme 1694, 1708, 1724, Presthome l. 17, 1700, Priestholme 1708 (18), 1724, Preist holme 1708 (18), 1745) (Prestholmepiece c. 1715, Prest holmepeice c. 1720, v. pece) (v. prēost, holmr)