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.

Maynardesholm

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • Maynardesholm c.1300 MktHPR
  • Manners holme 1638 Terrier 1679 Terrier 1703 Terrier
  • Manor 's Home 1744 Terrier

Etymology

Maynardesholm c. 1300, (le) Maynersholme 1403, 1507, 1523, Manners holme 1638, 1679, 1703, Manners home 1635, 1722, Mannors home c. 1730, 1744, Manor 's Home 1744 (v. holmr; either with the OFr   masc. pers. n. Mainard or with its surn. reflex Maynard)