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 Ashton

Historical Forms

  • Ascetone 1086 DB
  • Acheston 1248 WellsR
  • Ayston 12th Survey
  • Aiston 1227 Ch
  • Aston 1284 FA
  • Ashton juxta Undele 1299 Ass


'Ash farm,' v. æsc , tun .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site