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 Brooke

Field in the Parish of Saddington

Historical Forms

  • the Brooke 1601 Terrier 1745 Terrier
  • Brook Leasow 1638 Terrier m.17 Terrier
  • Brook Leashure 1724 Terrier
  • Brook Leisure 1745 Terrier

Etymology

the Brooke 1601, 1745, Brooke Leasure 1601, 1679, Brook Leasow 1638, m. 17, Brook Leashure 1724, Brook Leisure 1745 (v. lǣs (lǣswe gen. sg., dat. sg.))