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.

North Laiths

Early-attested site in the Parish of Rufford

Historical Forms

  • Northlathe 1280 Ass 1397 Cl
  • Nortlaghes, Nortlaþes 1280 Ass
  • Northlathes 1340 ib
  • Northelathes t.Hy8 MinAcct
  • Southlathes t.Hy8 MinAcct


North Laiths is Northlathe 1280Ass , 1397 Cl, Nortlaghes , Nortlaþes 1280Ass , Northlathes 1340 ib., Northelathes t. Hy 8MinAcct .'North barn(s),' v. hlaða . North in distinction from a lost Southlathes (t. Hy 8MinAcct ).