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.

Glooston

Major Settlement in the Parish of Glooston

Historical Forms

  • Glorstone 1086 DB
  • Glorston 1293 Pat
  • Gloreston c.1130 LeicSurv 1163 P 1249 Cur 1384 Banco 1619,1629 LML
  • Glorestona c.1160 Dane 1209×19,1227 RHug
  • Glorestuna 1209×19 ib
  • Glorestone 1222 m.13 Peake
  • Gloriston' 1209×35 RHug 1264 RGrav 1306 Hazlerigg 1327 SR
  • Gloston 1269 Cur c.1291 Tax 1465 Pat 1517 DI
  • Gloueston 1344 GildR 1368 IpmR 1475×85 ECP 1510 Visit
  • Glouston 1535 VE 1561 Fine 1580 LEpis 1637 Fine
  • Gloweston 1548 AAS 1576 Saxton 1610 Speed
  • Glowston 1481 ECP 1510 LP 1526 AAS 1604 SR
  • Glooston 1798 Nichols 1806 Map 1824 O

Etymology

'Glor's farmstead, village', v. tūn . The masc. pers.n. Glōr is OE.

Places in the same Parish

Field