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.

Bubwith Bridge

Other OS name in the Parish of Pontefract


, crossing ' the beke that goos fro Baghill brige to Bubw t house oppon the northe ' 1521 Test vi ; cf. Bubwith Ho 67supra . Both are named from the family of Bubwith known in Pontefract from the fifteenth century ( TestLds xxvi, 181, etc. ) , v. brycg .