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.

Weston Underwood

Major Settlement in the Parish of Weston Underwood

Historical Forms

  • Westune 1086 DB
  • Weston(e) 1154–9,1159–66,1162–82,c.1200 Darley 1229 Ch 1346 Pat
  • Weston Underwod(e) 1301 FF 1386,1391 Cor 1411 DbCh 1415 DuLaMB

Etymology

'West farm', v. west , tūn , later distinguished as 'under the wood, within the wood', v. under , wudu , cf. Underwood supra 401. Cf. Weston upon Trent infra 511.

Places in the same Parish

Field