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.

Hay Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Madeley

Historical Forms

  • Hay a, La Haye 1261–2 ForProc
  • (vill' de) La Hay 1291–2 Ass
  • Le Hay(e) 1550 RentSur
  • Hayhouse 1695 Morden
  • The Hay House 1833 OS
  • The Hay 1849 TA


The house became one of the Darby residences in the 18th cent. (VCH XI39).