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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Mashamshire

Historical Forms

  • Ellintone 1086 DB
  • Ellington, Ellyngton 12 RichReg
  • Elington, Elyngton 1219,1231 Ass 1279–81 QW 1280 Ass 1285 KI


'Ella's farm' v. ingtun . Ella (Redin 65) is the ONb form of WSax  Ælla . Cf. also Ellingstring supra .