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.


Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • Waterthorows 1638 Terrier 1703 Terrier
  • water furrowse 1674 Terrier
  • the waterforrows l.17 Terrier
  • the water thorrows 1693 Terrier


Waterthorows 1638, 1703, water furrowse 1674, the waterforrows l. 17, the water thorrows 1693, (the) Waterthorowes 1700, 1708 (v. wæter, furh and Water furrowes in Ashby Parva f. ns. (b))