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.

Thornton le Moors

Parish in the County of Cheshire


The parish of Thornton contained the townships 1. Dunham on the Hill, 2. Elton, 3. Hapsford, 4. Thornton le Moors, 5. Wimbolds Trafford.

Major Settlements