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

  • Blakemannstymer 1422 FB


Blakemannstymer 1422 ib(the pers.n. Blackman, v. Reaney s.n., and stīg, stígr,probably followed by(ge)mǣre'boundary, boundary road', since this is a roadfrom Winterton to Scratby near the sea shore; cf. Blakemanyster 1422 inWinterton)