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.

Madhey

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • Madhey 1315 Shaft
  • Medhey 1360 AddCh

Etymology

Madhey 1315(c.1407), Medhey 1360(v. mǣd,(ge)hæg)