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.

Beamash

Field in the Parish of Saddington

Historical Forms

  • Beamash 1601 Terrier
  • Beamashe 1638 Terrier m.17 Terrier

Etymology

Beamash 1601, Beamashe 1638, m. 17 (perh. alluding to an ash - tree from which stout timbers could be cut or even to a boundary - cross fixed to an ash - tree, v. bēam, æsc)