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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Beverley

Historical Forms

  • Tichetone 1086 DB
  • Tiketon(a), Tyketon(a) 1297 LS 1304 BevAct 1402 FA
  • Tycketon(a) 1311 BevAct
  • Tykton 1310 Ebor 1436 Baildon
  • Tickton 1566 FF


'Tica 's farm' or 'kid farm,' v. ticcen , tun . If the latter is correct we may compare Tickford (PN Bk 23), where there is a similar loss of -n .