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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Aughton

Historical Forms

  • Ladon(e) 1086 DB
  • Lathum 13th Selby 1226 FF 1252 Ch 1350 Ipm
  • Lathom 1199–1211 YCh 1539 FF
  • Laytham 1562 FF 1582 YD


'At the barns,' from OScand  hlaðum , dat. plur. of hlaða.Cf. Lathom, PN La 122.

Places in the same Parish