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 Hayton

Historical Forms

  • Belebi, Beleby 1086 DB 12th YD 1160–80 Melsa t.John AddCh 1421 YI
  • Belebeia 1195–1211 YCh1130
  • Belby 1359 Ipm
  • Beylby 1538 FF
  • Byelby 1563 FF


'Beli 's farm,' v. by .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement