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.

St Lawrence olim Newland

Major Settlement in the Parish of St Lawrence

Historical Forms

  • Niuuelandā, Niwelant 1086 DB
  • La Newe(n)lond(e) 1303,1346 FA
  • villa Sancti Laurentii 1235 Cl
  • Seint Lorenz 1254 Ass
  • St Laurence Danesie 1334 Londin


Originally Newland , still preserved in East and West Newlands infra . The modern name is from the dedication of the church.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name