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.

Withy Slade Covert

Other OS name in the Parish of Gillingham

Historical Forms

  • furlonge called Wythers slade 1609 LRMB
  • Withey Slade 1839 TA


, furlonge called Wythers slade 1609LRMB , Withey Slade 1839TA , v. slæd ' valley ' ; for the surname , associated in the modern forms with wīðig ' willow ' , v. Withies Fm in Motcombe par . infra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement