English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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The Island

Other OS name in the Parish of Gloucester

Historical Forms

  • the Neyte 1630 Inq
  • Between the Bridge 1779 Rudder


, 1779 Rudder85 , possibly identical with the Neyte 1630 Inq (which was near theCastle), v. ēgeð 'island'; the Island was alternatively called Between the Bridge 1779 Rudder 85 .