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


All the townships of this parish except East Hardwick, which remains a separate civil parish, now form the Municipal Borough of Pontefract.Knottingley with much of the township of Ferry Fryston 65supra now forms an urban district.

Major Settlements