English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Egginton

Major Settlement in the Parish of Egginton

Historical Forms

  • (æt) Ecgintune 1012 Peniarth 13th
  • Ecginton 1265 Misc
  • Eghintune 1086 DB
  • Heg(g)inton c.1141 Tutbury 1272 Ipm 1328 Banco
  • Hegentona 1141 France
  • Eg(g)inton(e), Eg(g)ynton(e), -ton(e) e.13th Dale 1228 Cl 1240 FF 1243 Fees
  • Egg-, Eg(g)ynton(e) super le Heth 1442 FF
  • Eg(g)enton(a) 1207 P 1208–15 RegAnt 1243 Fees 1255,1256 BurtAn Hy3 WollCh 1524 Woll
  • Ekentone 1219 FF
  • Eg(g)indon' 1221–30 Fees 1284–6 FA
  • Ekyngton 1234 EveryCh 1428 FA
  • Ekynton(e) 1302 FA 1309 FF 1330 Ass 1346 FA
  • Eg(g)ington(e), Eg(g)yngton(e), -ton(e) 1303 FF 1306 Ass 1340 Burton 1422 EveryCh 1586 Lanc

Etymology

'Ecga's farm', v. -ing-, tūn .