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 Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • Smithfeld 1349 Ipm
  • Smythfeld ' 1465 Dixon


Smithfeld 1349, Smythfeld' 1465(v. feld, the first el. is either the occup. n. smið or the derived surn.,cf. foll. f.n.)