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.

The Burgage

Other OS name in the Parish of Market Drayton

Etymology

. On the modern street - map a street with this name leads to the site of a large enclosure , which was called Burgage on the TAMap of the town . Presumably this was a piece of land which was held , perhaps collectively , by burgage tenants in the town .