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.

Shaw Fm & Shaw Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Guiseley

Historical Forms

  • Shaw Wood 1685 Glebe
  • Shaw Leys & Shaw Wood 1840 TA


, Shaw Wood 1685Glebe , Shaw Leys &Shaw Wood 1840TA , v. sceaga ' copse ' , lēah ; Shaw Fm is more directly named from the local family of Shaw ( Shau , Shay ) of Horsforth ( 1632PRGs 130 et freq ) .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site