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.

Little Bontley

Field in the Parish of Saddington

Historical Forms

  • 1973 Surv
  • Bontlea m.17 Terrier
  • Bonthley 1700 Terrier
  • Longebontley 1601 Terrier
  • Long Bonthley 1700 Terrier
  • Long Buntly 1745 Terrier

Etymology

Little Bontley (Bontley 1601, 1638, 1724, Bontlea m. 17, Bontlay 1678, Bonthley 1700, Longebontley 1601, Long Bontley 1638, 1724, Long Bonthley 1700, Long Buntly 1745, v. beonet, lēah)