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.

Genners Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Northfield

Historical Forms

  • Jenners 1603 SR


This farm is called Jenners in 1603 (SR) and probably takes its name from the family of Gynour (i.e. the engineer) mentioned in the Subsidy Rolls of 1275 and 1327. Cf. Duignan PN Wo 67.