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.

Besser Barton

Field in the Parish of Duffield

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA

Etymology

Besser Barton(named fromsome local character Bess o' Barton, cf. Bess O' Bartons Close 1860 SaleCat)