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 Thornton Watlass

Historical Forms

  • Thirn(e) 1086 DB 1184 RichReg 1328 Ch 1551 FF
  • Thirun 12 MaryH37d
  • Thryn 1406 YI
  • Therne 1576 FF


v. þyrne . For Thryn cf. Thrintoft 276infra .

Places in the same Parish