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.


Field in the Parish of Bidston

Historical Forms

  • Motelawe 1471 MinAcct


Motelawe 1471('the moot-hill',v.(ge)mōt, hlāw. This would probably be near Chapelhill supra. It was thename of a house with four carucates of land).