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.

Earls Barton

Major Settlement in the Parish of Earls Barton

Historical Forms

  • Barton(e) 1086 DB
  • Barton comitis David 1187 P
  • Erlesbarton 1261 Ass
  • Barton Pynkenye 1334 Cl
  • Barton Yerles 1545 LP
  • Erles Barton al. Barton Comitis 1574 Recov
  • Berton(a) 1155–8 Ch 1329 P 1166 Cur 1200


v. beretun . The manor was held by David Earl of Huntingdon in the 12th century (Survey). Robert de Pynkeny held half a fee in 1290 (Ipm).

Places in the same Parish