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.

Brandwood End

Early-attested site in the Parish of King's Norton

Historical Forms

  • Brander End 1587 Wills


The 16th cent. form may be only a colloquialism for the form which we now have in full. If so, the name means 'burnt wood,' v. brende .