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.

Waterman's Spinney

Other OS name in the Parish of Wistow


, cf. Near Waterman , Top Waterman 1969 , v. spinney ; with the surn . Waterman , cf. Wilke Waterman 1196 RFL , from ME  waterman ' a water-carrier, one who cartswater for sale ' and ' a boatman ' .