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.

Bubney

Early-attested site in the Parish of Whitchurch

Historical Forms

  • Bubney 1483–5 Harl433

Etymology

Bubney (SJ 519428), Bubney 1483–5 Harl 433. 'Bubba's island', with ēg in the sense 'raised ground in a wet area'. The nature of the site is shown clearly on the hachured 1833 OS map.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site