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.

Slum Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Church Lawton


, 1839ib , v. wudu The first el . is probably ModEdial.  slump ' a boggyplace ' , cf. Slump Fd 327infra . The form Slum appears in (The)Slum 327infra , 264 , 273 supra , Slum Mdw 318supra . Cf. Slam(Bank) 327infra .