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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Felixkirk

Historical Forms

  • Boltebi, Bolteby 1086 DB 1399 YI
  • Bolthebi c.1155,1160 Riev
  • Boutebi, Bouteby 1176,1181 P 1209 FF 1230 Ebor 1271 Ch
  • Boltby 1316 Vill


'Bolt's farm' v. by . Bolt is from ON  Boltr (LindBN), with gen. form Bolt .