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


In addition to the parochial Chapelry of Marbury 105supra , the parish of Whitchurch Sa contained the township of Wirswall. Wirswall, Norbury and Marbury are described in DB as berewicks (v. bere-wīc) of Whitchurch Sa, as also was Stoneley Green 135infra , v. Tait 153.

Major Settlements