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.


Other OS name in the Parish of Boltons

Historical Forms

  • Lynwra 1338 Ass
  • Linwra 1381 IpmR
  • Lynewray field 1578 Cocker


is Lynwra 1338Ass (p), Linwra 1381 IpmR, Lynewray field 1578Cocker . ' Comer where flax was grown , ' v. līn , (v) .