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.

Wick Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Speen

Historical Forms

  • Le Wyk(e)woode 1547 LRMB
  • Weeke Woode 1591 DL
  • Wikemede, Wykemede 1340 RentSur
  • Wycroft


, Le Wyk (e )woode 1547LRMB , Weeke Woode 1591DL . There was also a Wikemede , Wykemede 1340RentSur , Johnatte Wyke being mentioned in this reference, and Wycroft n.d. AD , Adam de Wika being mentioned . There was probably a lost place called Wick , v. wīc , wudu , mǣd , croft .