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 townsend

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • the townsend 1661 Terrier
  • the Townesend 1674 Terrier
  • the Town End 1722 Terrier
  • Townesend close 1629 QH
  • the townside 1661 Terrier

Etymology

the townsend 1661, the Townesend 1674, the Town End 1722 (v. ende), Townesend close 1629 (v. clos (e)), the townside 1661 (v. sīde) (v. tūn)