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.

Coneywood Fen

Early-attested site in the Parish of Doddington

Historical Forms

  • Cuniwode, Cunywode 1251 ElyCouch 1277 Ely
  • Coniwode 1298 MinAcct
  • Cone(y)woodfen(e) 1620 SewersD 1842 Walker


Coneywood Fen is Cuniwode , Cunywode 1251ElyCouch , 1277Ely , Coniwode 1298MinAcct , Cone (y )woodfen (e )1620SewersD , 1842Walker . Perhaps 'royal wood,' cf. Conington supra 165 and wudu . In 1086 Doddington was part of the royal demesne.