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.


Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Wybaldholm 1314 Ch


Wybaldholm 1314(the first el. is from the ContGerm  pers.n. Wibald(ratherthan the etymologically identical OE  Wīgbald) or a surn. derived from it; thesecond is holmr, probably denoting a saltern or salt-hill).