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.

Pontefract Park

Major Settlement in the Parish of Pontefract

Historical Forms

  • parco Pontisfracti c.1220 Pont 1446 TestLds
  • parco de Pontefracto 1608 MinAcct
  • Pontefreit Parke 1294 DodsN
  • the parke of Pomfrett 1552 TestLds
  • Pontefract Park(e) 1659 WillS 1822 Langd


v. Ponte-fract 75supra , park .