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 Swathes

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Harcourt

Historical Forms

  • the Swathes 1598 Deed
  • the Swaithes 1611 Deed
  • the Swaythes 1626 Deed

Etymology

the Swathes 1598, the Swaithes 1611, the Swaythes 1626 (v. swathe)