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.

Hatch End

Early-attested site in the Parish of Pinner

Historical Forms

  • le Hacchehend 1448 MxRec
  • Hacheend 1475 FF
  • atte Hacche 1307 GDR
  • atte Hacche 1393 FF


Hatch End is le Hacchehend 1448MxRec , Hacheend 1475 FF and was probably by the home of Roger atte Hacche (1307GDR ) and William atte Hacche (1393 FF). v. hæcc , 'gate, wicket,' etc.The reference may have been to a gate of Pinner Park. End has the sense 'quarter, district of a parish,' v. infra 198.

Places in the same Parish