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.

Bellington Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chaddesley Corbett

Historical Forms

  • Belintones 1086 DB
  • Belinton 1224 FF 1275 SR
  • Bellington 1665 FF


Probably OE  Bellingtūn , 'Bella's farm,' v. ingtun . A pers. name Bela or Bella may be inferred from bellan ford (BCS 454) and such place-names as Bellingdon (PN Bk 224) and Belford (PN NbDu 16). The plural is used in DB as it was held 'as two manors.'