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.

Stoughton

Major Settlement in the Parish of Stoughton

Historical Forms

  • Stoctone 1086 DB
  • Stoctona 1156 Ch 1318 BM 1174
  • Stocton' 1202 FF 1203 Cur 1262 Fine 1275 RTemple 1374,1376 LCDeeds 1412 Pat 1435 Rut
  • Stoctun c.1233 GildR
  • Stocthon 1220×50 RTemple
  • Stokton' 1250,1251 Cur 1382 Cl 1383 Hastings
  • Stoktuna Hy2 Dugd
  • Stoketon' 1256 FineR l.13 RTemple
  • Stockton' 1277 Abbr 1332 SR
  • Stouton 1290,1292 GildR 1316 FA
  • Stoghton' 1320,1322 GildR 1352 Wyg 1384 LCDeeds
  • Stoughton 1349 LCDeeds 1317 Wyg 1526 AAS 1535 VE
  • Stowghton 1539 MinAccts
  • Staughton 1610 Speed
  • Stawton 1631 ISLR

Etymology

'The settlement with an attached dairy-farm', v. stoc , tūn . For discussion of the element stoc and its combinations, v. Studies, 11–43.

Places in the same Parish

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