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 Gloucestershire


Gloucester is a county borough and now includes the civil parish of Matson, much of Wotton St Mary, and parts of Longford, Maisemore and other parishes on its fringe. The names of the ecclesiastical parishes in the old city area are given 125–6 infra .

Major Settlements