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.


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

Historical Forms

  • Ennekesford 1255 Ass
  • Inkeford 1424 VCHiii.184,n.92
  • Enkeford 1545 Wills
  • Inckford 1586 Wills 1603 QSR


It would seem almost certain that behind this name, as behind Ennick Ford supra 222, lies a lost stream-name. v. Inkford Brook supra 12.