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.

Buddens Mdw

Field in the Parish of Charminster

Historical Forms

  • 1837 TA
  • ( ten ' voc ' ) Buttons 1606 Lane
  • voc ' Barryes 1606 Lane
  • pastur ' voc ' Buttonsham 1617 DuCo
  • ten ' voc ' Buttons 1617 DuCo
  • ten ' voc ' Barris 1617 DuCo

Etymology

Buddens Mdw((ten' voc') Buttons(als. voc' Barryes) 1606(1770), pastur' voc' Buttonsham, ten' voc' Buttons,ten' voc' Barris 1617, cf. Button Bridge 1791, Richard Boton 1327, 1332, RalphButon, Robert Barr' 1332, v. hamm)