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.

Alconbury Weston

Major Settlement in the Parish of Alconbury Weston

Historical Forms

  • Westune 1086 DB
  • Alkmundebir Weston 1227 Ass
  • Wodeweston 1260,1286 Ass
  • Awconbury cum Weston 1557 FF
  • Aukingbury Wiston 1675 Ogilby


'West-farm,' apparently in relation to the settlement at Alconbury, Wood -weston in contrast to Old or Wold Weston infra , cf. also Old Hurst and Woodhurst supra 211, 229.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site