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.


Parish in the County of West Riding of Yorkshire


The townships of Castleford and Glass Houghton (70infra ), with that of Whitwood (124infra ) and part of Ferry Fryston (65supra ), are united to form Castleford Urban District.

Major Settlements