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 Wolverley

Historical Forms

  • Blakesole c.1190 WoC c.1250 SR 1327
  • Blakesall, Blackshall 1575 Wills 1649 Surv
  • Blacksoll 1625 WillsP


'Black miry pool,' v. blæc , sol .