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 Leicestershire


Launde is described in White 1846 and 1863 as an extra-parochial liberty and included in East Goscote Hundred. Kelly 1925 notes that it was 'formerly extra-parochial, now a parish'.

Major Settlements