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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Middlesbrough

Historical Forms

  • Gayteryk c.1142 Dugdv.352
  • Gayteryg, Gayterig 1160–70 YCh 1392 BM
  • Geytrik 1247 Ch


'Goats' ridge' v. geit , hrycg .

Places in the same Parish