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.

St Michael's Church & Well

Other OS name in the Parish of Beetham

Historical Forms

  • Kell Well…contracted from Michael's Well 1770 Bthm

Etymology

( ' my parishe churche of Bethome ' 1542 RichWill ) ( 'Kell Wellcontracted from Michael 's Well ' 1770 Bthm 101 , Kell probably from kelda ' well,spring ' ) .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name