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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Walton

Historical Forms

  • Waldone c.1218 WellsR c.1225 ib
  • Walton(e) c.1225 WellsR 1284 FA
  • Walton Marescalli 1237 Fees


v. weala , tun . This is probably the derivation though the forms in Hugo de Wells suggest the possibility of weald , tun .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site