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.

Newolme

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • Newolme 1431 DorR
  • Newell hedge 1615 DuCo
  • Newell yate 1615 DuCo

Etymology

Newolme 1431, Newell hedge, Newell yate 1615(v. nīwe, welm(WSax  wylm)'a spring', geat)