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.

Robert Jordains hadley

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • Robert Jordains hadley 1722 Terrier

Etymology

Robert Jordains hadley 1722 (v. headley; the surn. Jordain is from the river Jordan in Israel, which was used as a christian name by returning crusaders who brought back with them water from the river for the baptism of their children)