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.

Chaddesden

Major Settlement in the Parish of Chaddesden

Historical Forms

  • Cedesdene 1086 DB
  • Cadesden' RichI Cur(P)
  • Chad(d)esdena, Chad(d)isdena, -dena, Chad(d)esden(e) 1154–9,1159,1162–82 Darley 1167 ChancR 1168,1169,1170 P Hy2 BelCh c.1200 Darley
  • Chad(d)esdeyne 1315 FF
  • Cadesden' RichI Cur(P)
  • Cattesden' 1194 P
  • S(c)had(d)esde(i)ne 1265 Misc c.1265 Ipm 1330 Ass
  • Chadeston 1269 FF
  • Chad(d)esdon 1309 Ipm 1577 Saxton 1610 Speed
  • Chad(e)son 1568 Lanc 1651 ParlSurv
  • Chadsden 1577 DbAi

Etymology

'Ceadd's valley', v. denu ; there is occasional confusion of the second element with dūn and tūn . For the first element cf. Chadstone (PN Nth 143).

Places in the same Parish

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