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 Drift Way

Field in the Parish of Thistleton

Historical Forms

  • The Drift Way 1633 Bru c1635 Map

Etymology

The Drift Way 1633, c1635(a track along which cattle were driven, v.drift)