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.

West Drayton

Major Settlement in the Parish of West Drayton

Historical Forms

  • Draitun 1086 DB 1191–3 France
  • West Draytone 1269 FF
  • West Draitone 1305 FF
  • Little Drayton 1297 Ipm
  • Drayton juxta Gamelston 1312 FF
  • Little Dreaton 1675 Ogilby
  • West Dreyton al. Little Drayton (sic) 1689 Recov


v. East Drayton supra 47. West in contrast to that place.

Places in the same Parish