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.

St Edith's Marsh

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bromham


St Edith's Marsh. Cf. Edithelegh 1374FF , Ydethelee 1398 AD iv, Seyntydemershe 1569FF , Tiddie Marsh , Tydworths Marsh 1640 Sess, Idith Marsh 1773 A and D, Titty Marsh 1862 Aubrey. Edith may be Queen Edith, cf. “inde Rex de terra Reginæ Edithæ in Brumham 10 hid. in domino ” (ExonDB). If so, the Saint is a late incorrect addition.