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.

Wignam meadow

Field in the Parish of Combe

Historical Forms

  • Wignam meadow 1608–9 Survey
  • Wigenham 1278–9 RH
  • Wignham 1606–7 Survey
  • Wignem 1606–7 Survey
  • Wyg - ( g ) enham 1606–7 Survey

Etymology

Wignam meadow(Wigenham 1278–9 RH, Wignham, Wignem, Wyg -(g)enham 1606–7 Survey,'Wicga's hamm')