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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Kirkdale

Historical Forms

  • Brannesdale c.1150 Riev
  • Brauncedale 1276 YI 1301 LS
  • Brandesdal' 1279–81 QW
  • Bransdale 1577 Saxton


'Brand's valley' from ON  Brandr (v. Brandsby 28supra ) and dæl .

Places in the same Parish