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.

Julians Putford

Early-attested site in the Parish of West Putford

Historical Forms

  • Choleputteford 1464 IpmR
  • Putford Jelyan al. Cholly Putford 1556 Deed
  • Churiputteford 1242 Fees787


The name is probably identical with the earlier manor of Churiputteford 1242 Fees 787, Churc Potford 1303, Churche Poteford 1346 FA with later common confusion of r and l . If so, the first element may be cyric , 'barrow,' as the farm is not near the parish church.