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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Tanworth

Historical Forms

  • le Erlyswode t.Ed4 Rental
  • Erlys wood 1475 ib
  • Urleswoode 1544 LP


Earlswood is le Erlyswode t. Ed 4Rental , Erlys wood 1475 ib., Urleswoode 1544 LP. The Earls of Warwick were overlords of the manor of Tanworth. Cf. Earlswood (PN Sr 305).