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.

John Perkins grasse hadland

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • John Perkins grasse hadland 1635 Terrier
  • Perkins hadland 1697 Terrier
  • Samuel Perkins 1837 Census
  • John Perkins 1849 Census
  • Ernest Perkins 1877 Census
  • Lilian Perkins 1880 Census

Etymology

John Perkins grasse hadland 1635 (v. græs), Perkins hadland 1697 (v. hēafod - land) (the Perkins family continued in Oadby from Samuel Perkins 1837 Census, John Perkins 1849 ib to Ernest Perkins 1877 ib and Lilian Perkins 1880 ib)