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.

Brister End

Other OS name in the Parish of Yetminster


, probably incorporating a surname , cf. Thomas Bristowe 1327 , Elias de Bristowe 1332 SR ( taxpayers in Chetnole par . supra ) , v. ende ' district, quarter ' , cf. Town's End infra at the opposite side of the village ; the surname represents an early form of Bristol Gl 384 .