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.


Parish in the County of Dorset


Putton and East Chickerell were in the liberty of Sutton Poyntz, v. note under Culliford Tree hundred supra . In 1933 parts of Chickerell were transferred to the borough of Weymouth, and parts of the pars, of Radipole, Upwey and Wyke Regis were added to Chickerell, for civil purposes (Kelly).

Major Settlements