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.

Besford Wd

Other OS name in the Parish of Moreton Corbet

Historical Forms

  • boscus de Besford' 1291–2 Ass
  • Besfordes Woodde 1588 CourtR
  • Besford Wode 1621 PR(L)
  • Bessford Wood 1781 ib

Etymology

, 1833 OS , 1846CorbetMaps 2 : boscus de Besford '1291–2Ass , Besfordes Woodde 1588CourtR , Besford Wode 1621 PR(L)19, Bessford Wood 1781 ib et seq .