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.

Brom ( e )

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • Brom ( e ) 1810 EA
  • Over Brom ( e ) 1810 EA
  • Nether Brom ( e ) 1422 EA
  • Brome furlong 1627 Glebe

Etymology

Brom(e), Over Brom(e) and Nether Brom(e) 1422 ib, Brome furlong 1627 Glebe Terr(v. brōm)