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.

Sir Francis Burdett's Covert

Other OS name in the Parish of Burton and Dalby


, v. cover(t) ; named after the Radical reformer Sir Francis Burdett ( 1770 – 1844 ) some time before 1843 when it is mentioned in C.J . Apperley , Nimrod 's Hunting Reminiscences , 40 .