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.

Far Whitmore

Field in the Parish of Wigston Parva

Historical Forms

  • 1843 TA


Far Whitmore (v. hwīt, mōr 1; in eModE  , white was used of dry, infertile land)