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.


Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • Fidelliswonge 1344 MktHPR


Fidelliswonge 1344 (v. vangr; with the surn. Fidel, cf. Willielmus Fidel 1344; prob. a reflex of OE   * Fitel (cf. Fitela), an original by - name from the first element of OE   fitelfōta' white - footed', a name for the hare in ME)