Wednesfield is a historic village and residential area within the city of Wolverhampton, West Midlands. It is 2 miles (3.2 km) east-northeast of Wolverhampton city centre, and is allocation of the West Midlands conurbation. It was historically within the county of Staffordshire.
Its broadcast comes from the Old English Wōdnesfeld meaning Woden’s Field, open home belonging to, or holy to, the high god of the Germanic Pantheon.
It is reported by the English Dialectal Society in the publication “A Glossary of dialectal place-nomenclature” available on-line in the Internet Archive of The University of Toronto Library, that the place name “Wednesfield” is pronounced by the local populace as “Wencefield”.
Local areas adjoin Ashmore Park and Wood End. There is with a formal garden at Wednesfield Park.