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.

Edgeley

Major Settlement in the Parish of Whitchurch

Historical Forms

  • Edeslai 1086 DB
  • Edesle 1271-2 Ass
  • Eddesl' 1255-6 Ass
  • Eddesleye 1291-2 Ass
  • Edele 1271-2 Ass
  • Eddysley 1581-2 SBL5304

Etymology

Edgeley is a township of Whitchurch, and the name appears in its modern form on the TA Map of 1841, and on the 19th-cent. 1″ map. The place is not shown on Baugh.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site