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.

Radford Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Alvechurch

Historical Forms

  • Radeford 1182 RBB 18th


'Red ford' (v. read , ford ), from the colour of the soil.