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.

Gold Hill

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • 1837 Valuation


Gold Hill 1837 (either with the surn. Gold, or with gold if referring to the discovery of treasure, or with golde if alluding to the notable presence of marigolds or other yellow flowers; however, the usual spelling of the surn. in Leics. is Gould)