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 upon Trent

Major Settlement in the Parish of Weston upon Trent

Historical Forms

  • (into) Westune, Westun 1009 SaltCh
  • Westune, Weston(e), Westona 1086 DB late11th,c.1150,Hy2,e.13th,1225 Werb 1250 Ch
  • Westona super Trent 1281,1330 Ass 1349 Pat 1388 Cl


'West farm', v. west , tūn ; cf. Aston upon Trent supra 428, the adjoining parish.