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 Cheshire


The ecclesiastical parish of Shotwick contained the townships 1. Capenhurst (part now included in Ellesmere Port c.p.), 2. Great Saughall (now included with Little Saughall in Saughall c.p.), 3. Little Saughall (cf. prec.), 4. Shotwick, 5. Woodbank. Shotwick Park 210infra may have been in this parish originally.

Major Settlements