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.

Ferry Fryston

Parish in the County of West Riding of Yorkshire


The township was later called Ferrybridge (97–4724); part of it (Water Fryston) is transferred to Castleford (69infra ), part to Pontefract Municipal Borough, and the rest to Knottingley Urban District (73infra ).

Major Settlements