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 Bampton

Historical Forms

  • Bondby 1292 Clib 1473 CWix,280 1489 Lowth
  • Bonby(e) 1540 Rent13 1626 FF
  • Bomby(e) 1648,1653 PR 1859 OS


'Farmstead of the peasant landowner(s)', v. bóndi , , cf. Bonby (L), Bongate (ii, 93supra ).

Places in the same Parish