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.

Smithfield Ings

Field in the Parish of Cabourne

Historical Forms

  • Smethfeld 1289 Abbr
  • Smythfylde 1445 AASR
  • Smytheffylde 1445 AASR
  • Smythefyld 1445 AASR

Etymology

Smithfield Ings(v. eng)(Smethfeld 1289, Smythfylde, Smytheffylde, Smythefyld 1445,'the smooth field', v.smēðe, feld)