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.

The Thrift

Early-attested site in the Parish of Eynsham

Historical Forms

  • le Frith 1268–81 Eynsh 1300 Wych
  • Leffrth 1280 Eynsh
  • le Fryth 1481–2 CourtR


The Thrift (6″) is le Frith 1268–81 Eynsh, 1300 Wych, Leffrth 1280 Eynsh, le Fryth 1481–2CourtR . 'The wood,' v. fyrhþ(e).