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.

Caister Bardolf

Early-attested site in the Parish of Caister next Yarmouth

Historical Forms

  • Castre Bardolf 1462,1464 Pat
  • Castrebardolf 1467 ib
  • Caster Berdolffis 1470 Past
  • Caster Bardolf 1477 ib


Caister Bardolf, Castre Bardolf 1462, 1464 Pat, Castrebardolf 1467ib , Caster Berdolffis 1470 Past, Caster Bardolf 1477ib .This manor was early connected with the Gournay family (from Normandy). William Bardolph was lord in 38 Hy3, i.e. 1253–4. It was later united to other Caister manors under the Pastons (v. Blomefield XI202 ff.).