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.

Bettonwood Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Norton in Hales

Historical Forms

  • Nemus de Beitona 1175–c.1190 SAC
  • Boscus de Becton' 1256 SAC
  • Boscus de Betton' 1306–7 Ass
  • Bettonwode 1411 SAC
  • Betton Wood 1602 PR(L)

Etymology

, Nemus de Beitona 1175–c.1190 SAC, Boscus de Becton ' (? recte Betton ') 1256 SAC, Boscus de Betton '1306–7Ass ,Bettonwode 1411 SAC, Betton Wood 1602et freq PR(L) 18 : cf. Betton 'Woodhouse Hy 8RentSur .