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.

Ridley Fd

Field in the Parish of Nantwich

Historical Forms

  • 1846 TA
  • Rideley field 1400 Rich
  • Rydleyfylde 1439 Orm 1549 Orm
  • Ryddeleyfylde 1440 Rich 1460 Rich
  • Riddeleyfylde 1440 Rich 1460 Rich
  • Ridley feld 1509 Orm

Etymology

Ridley Fd(Rideley field 14002, Rydleyfylde 1439, 1549, Ryddeleyfylde, Riddeleyfylde 1440, 1460, Ridley feld 1509,'(field at) thecleared wood', v.(ge)ryd(d), lēah)