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.

Sutton on Trent

Major Settlement in the Parish of Sutton on Trent

Historical Forms

  • Sudtone 1086 DB
  • Sutton 1176 P
  • Suttun c.1200 Dane
  • Sutton super Trente 1221–30 Fees
  • Sutton on this side Trent 1310 Ipm
  • Sutton juxta Carleton 1330 FF
  • Sutton juxta Suthmarneham 1333 ib
  • Sutton uppon Trent 1651 ib


'South farm,' v. suþ , tun . South perhaps in relation to Normanton to the north or Weston to the north-west.