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.

Wyke Regis

Parish in the County of Dorset


Wyke Regis (together with Elwell in Upwey par. supra ) is a liberty, v. note under Culliford Tree hundred supra . In 1895 part of Wyke Regis (Westham, etc.) was transferred to Weymouth par., and in 1933 part of it was transferred to the borough of Weymouth, the remainder to the par. of Chickerell for civil purposes (Kelly).

Major Settlements