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.

Waxwell Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Pinner

Historical Forms

  • Wakeswell(e) 1274 Ass 1306 Lambeth 1448 MxRec
  • Waxwell 1680 S


Waxwell Fm is Wakeswell (e )1274Ass , 1306Lambeth , 1448MxRec , Waxwell 1680 S. The first element may be a personal name as in Waxway (PN D 606). Hence 'Wæcc 's spring,' v. wielle .

Places in the same Parish