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.

Newbold Comyn

Early-attested site in the Parish of Leamington Spa

Historical Forms

  • Niwebold 1086 DB
  • Newbalt 1258 Pat
  • Nuebold 1279 Nott
  • Neuwebaut Comyn 1289 Ass
  • Neubolde Comyn 1327 SR
  • Comynes Neubold 1385 Spencer
  • Newbold Comon al. Comyn 1633 Recov
  • Comyn 1258 Pat


Newbold Comyn (6″) is Niwebold 1086 DB, Newbalt 1258 Pat, Nuebold 1279Nott , Neuwebaut Comyn 1289Ass , Neubolde Comyn 1327 SR, Comynes Neubold 1385Spencer , Newbold Comon al. Comyn 1633Recov . 'New building,' v. boðl . The manor was held by John Comyn in 1258 (Pat). “The original occasion of whose name is discovered by the later syllable bold , which in the Saxon language signifieth a House” (Dugdale 295).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement