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.

Leads Ho

Other OS name in the Parish of Sutton on Hull

Historical Forms

  • culturam ad ledam 13th Meaux


is culturam ad ledam 13thMeaux . This is the word lead ' an artificial watercourse , ' hitherto first recorded from 1541 ; it is probably OE  *lǣd , an i - mutated form of lad ' drain . '