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 Hartlebury

Historical Forms

  • Cheddewic 1182 RBB 18th
  • Chedelwyke al. Cheddewyche 1299 RBB 18th
  • Chadewyke 13th Hab 17th
  • Chedewyke 1327 SR
  • Cherwick c.1830 O


'Ceadda's dairy farm,' v. wic , with a variant form from the diminutive Ceadela .