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.

Woodseaves

Major Settlement in the Parish of Sutton Upon Tern

Historical Forms

  • Woodseivs 1517 SRO
  • Wodseves 1548 SBL4545
  • Woodseves 1550–1 SBL5193
  • Woddeseves 1569 SBL5458
  • Woodseaves 1776 SBL4874

Etymology

'Wood's edge', v. efes .

Places in the same Parish