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 Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Dudelant 1147,1154–90 Sawl1,12d
  • Dudeland c.1150,1150–90,l.12 ib
  • Dudland 1551 WillY 1593 PRGis


Dudland, Dudelant 1147, 1154–90Sawl 1, 12d, Dudeland c. 1150, 1150– 90, l. 12 ib 1d–2d, Dudland 1551 WillY, 1593 PRGis. 'Duda's tract of land', from the OE  pers.n. Duda and land ; -lant is an AN spelling (cf. IPN 114).

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site