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.

Pixey Mead

Early-attested site in the Parish of Gosford and Water Eaton

Historical Forms

  • Pechesia 1171–3 Kennett
  • Pyxey c.1180 Godstow c.1450
  • Pekeseye c.1182 Godstow c.1450
  • Pechesie c.1185 CartAntiq
  • Pyxseye t.Hy8 Valor
  • Pixey 1774 Stapleton


Pixey Mead takes name from Pechesia 1171–3 Kennett, Pyxey c. 1180 (c. 1450) Godstow, Pekeseye c. 1182 (c. 1450) Godstow, Pechesie c. 1185 CartAntiq, Pyxseye t. Hy 8Valor , Pixey 1774 Stapleton.'Pīc 's island,' v. (ī)eg.

Places in the same Parish