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.

Holmedale Farm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Holme on the Wolds

Historical Forms

  • Humbelochedaile 12th Warter
  • Humbelochedale 12th YCh1103
  • Humbelokedale, Hamloucdale 13th ib
  • vallem de Houmlouc 13th ib


Holmedale Farm is Humbelochedaile 12thWarter , Humbelochedale 12th YCh 1103, Humbelokedale , Hamloucdale 13th ib., vallem de Houmlouc 13th ib. 'Hemlock valley', containing the obscure Sc  and NCy form humilok and dæl .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement