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.

Linfold Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirdford

Historical Forms

  • Linfaud 1239 FF
  • Limfold 1271 Ass


Linfold Fm is Linfaud in 1239 FF, Limfold in 1271Ass (both p). v. falod . The first element may be either lin , 'flax,' or lind , 'lime-tree.'