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.

Little Mdw

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • c.1830 Terrier
  • Litulmedow 1467×84 LTD
  • Littel middow l.17 Terrier
  • Littel medow 1693 Terrier

Etymology

Little Mdw c. 1830 (Litulmedow 1467 × 84, Little meadow (e) 1635, 1638 et passim to 1722, Littel middow l. 17, Littel medow 1693, v. lȳtel, mēd (mēdwe wk. obl.))