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.

Smaley Lodge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Meesden

Historical Forms

  • Smaleymad 1360 Ct
  • Smalley t.Ed3 Rental t.Ed4 StPauls
  • Smalhey, Smaleywode 1399 Ct


Smaley Lodge is Smaleymad 1360Ct , Smalley t. Ed 3Rental , t. Ed 4StPauls , Smalhey , Smaleywode 1399Ct . 'Narrow clearing,' v. smæl , leah , or, if the 1399 form is taken as correct, the second element is OE  (ge)hæg, 'enclosure.'

Places in the same Parish