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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Tillingham

Historical Forms

  • Wild(e)lond 1361 1429 Pap
  • Wylond 1370 Londin
  • Wyldeland(e) 1489 Pat 1535 VE


Wildland (lost) was the corps of the prebend of Wild (e )lond 1361 Pat, Londin, 1429 Pap, Wylond 1370 Londin, Wyldeland (e )1489 Pat, 1535 VE. “Wild land” (Newcourt i, 224).