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.


Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • 1810 EA
  • Hoggesgrave 1324–5 Acc
  • Hoggusgrave primum 1422 FB
  • Hoggusgrave secundum 1422 FB


Hogsgrave(Hoggesgrave 1324–5 Acc Hem, Hoggusgrave primum, Hoggusgrave secundum 1422 FB; v.hǫgg, here possibly a pers.n., v. Reaney s.n. and Hjertstedt s.n. Hog, and græfor grāf)