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.

South Normanton

Major Settlement in the Parish of South Normanton

Historical Forms

  • Normentune 1086 DB
  • Normantun, Normanton(a), Normanton(e) a.1166 AddCh 1212 RBE 1236,1243 Fees Hy3 WollCh
  • Normanton(e) als Sowth Normanton 1563 Woll
  • Northmunton 1291 Tax
  • Sowth-, Southnormanton 1577 DbAi 1592 Woll

Etymology

'Farm of the Norwegians', v. Norðman , tūn ; cf. Temple Normanton and Normanton by Derby infra 282 and 649.

Places in the same Parish