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 West Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Forms

  • Elmed sætna 7 BCS297 c.1000
  • Elmet setena, Elmed setna ib 297 A
  • in silua Elmete c.730 Bede
  • Elmet c.800 HB
  • Elmeth 1431 Pat
  • Alta Methelton in Elmete 1281 Abbr

Parishes in this Local district