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.


Local district in the County of North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Forms

  • Holdelith, Holdelythe c.1160–85 Leon10d 1287 YI


a district, probably embracing the south of the wapentake judging by the name Apeltone in Holdelithe (v. Appleton 46infra )

Parishes in this Local district