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.

Flaxman'S Spinney

Other OS name in the Parish of Wistow


, v. spinney ; possibly with the surn . Flaxman , from the ME  occupational name flaxman ' a dresser or seller offlax ' , but note Flaxlandes in f. ns . ( b ) , which Flaxman 's may represent .