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.

Thorninghurst Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Fishlake

Historical Forms

  • Thornynghurst 1483 MinAcct
  • Thorning(e)hirst(e) 1578,1591 WillY 1822 Langd


Thorninghurst Fm, Thornynghurst 1483MinAcct 77, Thorning(e)hirst (e )1578, 1591 WillY, 1822 Langd. Probably 'thorn wood', v. þornig , hyrst .