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.

Wolda

Field in the Parish of Frisby

Historical Forms

  • Wolda c.1250 Deed
  • þe Wold c.1280 Deed

Etymology

Wolda c. 1250, þe Wold c. 1280, The Woult 1662, The Woult meadow 1662, the Oult Meadow, the Oult Close c. 1700 (v. þe, wald).