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.

Whelmstone Barton

Early-attested site in the Parish of Colebrooke

Historical Forms

  • Wulmer(e)ston 1249 Ass
  • Wolmer(e)ston(e) 1285 FA 1374 Exon
  • Wolmeston juxta Colbrok 1358 FF


'Wulfmǣr 's tun.'