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.

Stywardisinham

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • Stywardisinham 1327–8 ChNCP

Etymology

Stywardisinham 1327–8 ChNCP(OE  stig-weard, stiward'steward', also used as a pers.n., v. Reaney s.n. Steward, and OE  *innām, ON innám'a piece of land taken in or enclosed')