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

  • Walton 1169 Laner
  • the Waltowne 1599 Border
  • Warton' 1278 Ass 1337 NorthReg
  • Watton 1580 Border
  • Wauton 1590–1 FF


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