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.

Sumpter Feild

Field in the Parish of Rudheath Lordship

Historical Forms

  • Sumpter Feild 1630 AOMB
  • Sumpter Feildes 1650 Surv
  • Sumpter Feilds 1768 Sheaf
  • Sumptersfields 1650 LRMB

Etymology

Sumpter Feild 1630, Sumpter Feildes 1650(18), Sumpter Feilds 1768, Sumptersfields 1650('pack-horse field', from sumpter(NED)'a sumpter horse')