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.

Falshaw Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Faltathe (sic) c.1285 Puds


, Faltathe (sic)c. 1285 Puds , probably (ge)fall ' felling of trees ' , sceaga ' copse ' , cf. Falshey 121supra .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site