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.

Chepman ' Way

Field in the Parish of Woolland

Historical Forms

  • Chepman ' Way 1384 Prideaux
  • Chypman ( ' ) wey 1385 MiltRoll


Chepman'Way 1384(e16), Chypman(')wey 1385(e15)(probably'road used bymerchants', from cēap-mann, cīep-mann and weg, but cf. RobertChipman 1556(a surname derived from the same word); this road was onthe bdy between Woolland and Milton A., cf. Chypmannyslond' in MiltonA. par. supra)