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.

Blakeland ( e ) s

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • Blakeland ( e ) s 1203 FF 1492 Deed 1638 Terrier
  • blacklands 1635 Terrier
  • Blakelands 1679 Terrier 1703 Terrier
  • blaklands 1722 Terrier

Etymology

Blakeland (e) s 1203, 1492, 1638, blacklands 1635, Blakelands 1679, 1703, blaklands 1722 (v. blæc, land)