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.

Bishops

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA

Etymology

Bishops(cf.Bishop 's Court als. Bishop 's Hall 1585, Bushops Lane 1615, John Bysschupp 1391)