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.


Other OS name in the Parish of Ashwell


( local ) , possibly from the local surname May , cf. John Maye 1522MilS of Teigh , John Maye 1522 ib of Langham and William May 1524 SR also of Langham , v. croft .