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.

Kingswood Bury

Early-attested site in the Parish of Clothall

Historical Forms

  • Kingeswode 1248 Ass 1294 SR
  • Kyngeswode 1277 StPauls
  • Kyngeswodebery 1423 FF


Kingswood Bury is Kingeswode 1248Ass , 1294SR (p), Kyngeswode 1277StPauls , Kyngeswodebery 1423FF . Self-explanatory, v. burh and infra 243. In DB three sokemen of the king held land in Clothall parish.