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.

Lea End

Early-attested site in the Parish of Alvechurch

Historical Forms

  • de la Lee 1271 For
  • de la Leye 1275 SR
  • in the Lee (bis) ib.
  • atte Leye 1299 RBB 18th
  • le Ley 1550 Pat


v. leah . It is very difficult to keep this name separate from Lea Green in King's Norton infra 354.