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.

Whitwell Garth

Field in the Parish of Burton by Lincoln

Historical Forms

  • 1847 TA
  • Johanne de Whitwelle de eadem 1326 RA
  • Whitewelplace 1396 DCAcct
  • Whytwell garth 1566 LCCA
  • Whitwell garth 1566 LCCA 1606 DCLB
  • Whitwell pond 1669 BurPar

Etymology

Whitwell Garth 1767(Johanne de Whitwelle de eadem 1326,Whitewelplace 1396, Whytwell garth 1566, Whitwell garth 1566, 1606, Whitwell pond 1669, v. hwīt, wella, garðr)