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.

Buckatree Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wellington

Historical Forms

  • Bowcketrehall 1563 Bodl
  • Buckatre Hall 1833 OS


Buckatree Hall, 1841TA , Bowcketrehall 1563 Bodl, Buckatre Hall 1833 OS. There is an earlier reference 1324 Bodl, where a messuage in the adjacent township of Clotley (Wrockwardine parish) is said to have 30 acres in the field towards Boketreu . 'Bucca's tree': this is an addition to the large corpus of 'x's tree' names discussed in Part 1 under Oswestry. Situation on a boundary is a marked characteristic of these names, and Buckatree is just inside the Wellington boundary.