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.

Lingey Fen

Early-attested site in the Parish of Haslingfield

Historical Forms

  • Lengey(e), le Lengey(e), Lengey(e)dik(e) 1311 Queens'
  • Lengey(e)dyche 1452 ib
  • Lenegethdich 1314 ib
  • Lengheyedich 1369 ib
  • Nethyrlengeydyche 1393 Trinity
  • the Lynge 1400 Colexl


Lingey Fen (6″) is Lengey (e ), le Lengey (e ), Lengey (e )dik (e )1311Queens ', Lengey (e )dyche 1452 ib., Lenegethdich 1314 ib., Lengheyedich 1369 ib., Nethyrlengeydyche 1393Trinity , the Lynge 1400Cole xl. The forms are too late for any interpretation to be wise.