by Misha and John Paul
Place names help us to find out where the Anglo
Saxons lived. The Anglo Saxons gave places names that meant something.
Bidford has the Anglo Saxon ending FORD.
This means a shallow river crossing. There is a river that runs
right through Bidford.
There are lots of other Anglo Saxon endings. Now
find out about
TON (like in Leamington) and LEY (like in Loxley)