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.

Collett (Fm)

Early-attested site in the Parish of Woodham

Historical Forms

  • Colewyck 1276 RH
  • Colewyk(e) 1315 Ch 1316 FA 1337 Pat 1535 VE
  • Colwyk 1346 FA
  • Col(y)wykes 1539 LP
  • Collick 1766 J c.1825 O
  • Colwick, Collet or Collick 1806 Lysons


The first element is the OE  pers. name Cola . Cf. Colwick and Collingham (Nt) which are certainly from a pers. name, but perhaps from the Scand. cognate.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement