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 Church headland

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • the Church headland 1601 Terrier
  • the Churche hadlond 1612 Terrier


the Church headland 1601, the Churche hadlond 1612, the Church Hadland 1625, 1675 et passim to 1745 (v. hēafod - land and St Michael's Church supra)