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.

Poor's Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Davenham

Historical Forms

  • Cottage Wood 1831 Bry 1842 OS


, Cottage Wood 1831 Bry, 1842 OS , cf. Hartfordhillsupra , probably land held in trust for charitable purposes , perhaps by the local Overseers .

Places in the same Parish