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.

Acton and Wrenbury

Parish in the County of Cheshire


The township of Sound was partly in Acton parish proper, 126 infra , and partly in the Wrenbury chapelry, 113 supra .

Major Settlements