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.

Batley Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ault Hucknall

Historical Forms

  • Bateleg', Bateley(e) c.1260,Ed1,1315 Derbyshire 1328 Thurgarton 1330 Ass 1332 Middleton 1340 Derbyshire


Batley Fm (6″), Bateleg ', Bateley (e )c. 1260, Ed 1, 1315Derbyshire all (p), 1328Thurgarton (p), 1330Ass (p), 1332Middleton , 1340Derbyshire . 'Bata's wood or clearing', v. lēah ; cf. Batley WRY and for the same pers.n. Batcombe (PN Do 222), Battenhall Fms (PN Wo 162), and Batton (PN D 333).