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.

Bodymore Heath

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kingsbury

Historical Forms

  • Bodymoreheth t.Hy8 Rental
  • Bodimore 1327 SR
  • Bodemore 1332 ib


Bodymore Heath is Bodymoreheth t. Hy 8Rental and was the home of William de Bodimore (1327 SR), de Bodemore (1332 ib.).Possibly for OE  Boding mor , 'Boda 's moor or marsh,' v. ing and cf. Codicote (Herts), (æt ) Cuð (er )ingcoton 1002 (c. 1250) KCD 1297, Udimore (PN Sx 516) and Bodicote (PN O 58).