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.


Volume edited by : Allen Mawer, F. M. Stenton 1926

Historical Forms

  • Bedanfordscir 1011 ASC c.1200 ASC 1016 11th
  • Beadafordscir 1016 ASC c.1200


For the origin of the names of the counties v. Introd.