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.

Purdenfield

Field in the Parish of Askerton

Historical Forms

  • Purdenfield 1698 Boothby 1538 LP
  • Purdonsfeilde 1603 Gilsland
  • Prudumfeilde 1626 Boothby

Etymology

Purdenfield(Purdonsfeilde 1603 Gilsland, Prudumfeilde 1626 Boothby;a George Purdon is mentioned in 1538(LP) in connection with Bellbank)