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.

Buckley Green

Early-attested site in the Parish of Beaudesert

Historical Forms

  • Buckelye 1226 FF 1450 ADiii
  • Bockeleye 1327 SR
  • le Bukley 1445 ADiv
  • le Bucley 1508 ib


Buckley Green is Buckelye 1226 FFet freq to 1450 AD iii, with variant spellings Bukkelye and Buckley (e ), Bockeleye 1327 SR, le Bukley 1445 AD iv, le Bucley 1508 ib. Either 'Bucca 's leah' or 'leah of the bucks.' The definite article in some of the later forms favours the latter alternative.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement