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.

Paradise Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Ely St Mary


. Cf. Paradise close 1564WMP , close of the Prior of Ely called Parradise North 1630 CAPr xxxvi . The term is probably used here of the garden of a convent , cf. NED s. v. paradise .