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.

Booth Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Weston Favell

Historical Forms

  • Buttocks Booth 1779 F 1823 B c.1825 O.S.


Booth Fm is marked as Buttocks Booth (1779 F, 1823 B, c. 1825 O.S.). It is probably the dialectal word booth , 'cowhouse,' etc., ultimately from ON  boþ, 'temporary shelter.'

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement