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.

Frith Manor

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hendon

Historical Forms

  • Fryth in Hyndon 1535 VE
  • Frith al. Newhall 1571 BM
  • Attefrethe 1274 Ass
  • la Frithe 1294 ib
  • atte Fryth 1294 FF


Frith Manor is Fryth in Hyndon 1535 VE, Frith al. Newhall 1571 BM and was the home of Thomas Attefrethe (1274Ass ), de la Frithe (1294 ib.) and Valentine atte Fryth (1294 FF).v. fyrhðe , 'wooded country.' This was once a part of the old Middlesex woodland area.