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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Barnoldswick

Historical Forms

  • Salterford Hy3 Kirkst
  • Salterforth 1626 PRGis 1699 Barn


'Ford used by salt-dealers', v. saltere , ford , referring to a crossing of Salterforth Beck.