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 St John Beckermet

Historical Forms

  • Thornehey 1578 Cocker


( 6 ″ ) is Thornehey 1578Cocker . Cf. Thorney (PN Nt 207) and Thornhaugh (PN Nth 243) . Near by are Thorn and Thornhill .