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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Sutton Coldfield

Historical Forms

  • Warmelegh 1232 FF
  • Warmelege 1247 Ass
  • Warmeleye 1332 SR
  • Warmley 1656 Dugdale 1666 FF


Walmley is Warmelegh 1232 FF, Warmelege 1247Ass , Warmeleye 1332 SR (p), Warmley 1656 Dugdale, 1666FF . 'Warm clearing or woodland,' v. leah and cf. Warmleigh (PN D 79).