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.

Bearswood Green

Other OS name in the Parish of Hatfield

Historical Forms

  • Bereswood 1698 Pryme
  • Bear(s)wood Green 1771 M 1822 Langd


, Bereswood 1698 Pryme, Bear (s )wood Green 1771M, 1822 Langd , v. wudu ; the first el . is possibly bearu ' grove ' , but a pers. n. is also as likely .