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.

South Newington

Major Settlement in the Parish of South Newington

Historical Forms

  • Niwetone 1086 DB 1208 FF
  • Niweton' 1181 P
  • Nevtone 1086 DB
  • Neuton' 1204 P 1205,6 Cur
  • Neutona 1219 FF 1234–5 Bract
  • Neutone c.1224 Os
  • Newtone Iuel 1399 Eynsh
  • Southnewtone 1526 LS
  • South Newton 1675 Ogilby
  • Neuuentone 1163–6,1194 Eynsh
  • Newenton' 1163–6 Eynsh 1428 FA
  • Neuwenton 1204 Fine
  • Newnton' 1227 Ch
  • Suthnewentone 1285 Ass
  • Suth Newenton' 1302 Ipm
  • Suth Newentone 1320 Eynsh
  • South Newenton' 1341 AD 1368 Cl
  • Southnewenton' 1378 Cl
  • Newenton Jewell 1395 Cl
  • Newentone Iewelle 1399 Eynsh
  • Newentone Iewell 1413 Eynsh
  • Newnton 1428 FA
  • Niwinton' 1179 P
  • Nywyntone 1285 Ass
  • Niwentune 1201 Eynsh 1401–2 FA
  • Niewenton', Niew'ton 1204 P
  • Niventon Juel 1278–9 RH
  • Newintone 1201,19 Eynsh
  • Newinton' 1224 Cl
  • Neuinton' 1238 Fees c.1300
  • Neuynton' c.1245 AD
  • Neuwynton' 1300 Ipm
  • Newynton' 1316 FA 1346 Ipm
  • Newyntone 1390 Eynsh
  • Newynton Jowel 1369 Ipm
  • South Nuynton 1539 Eynsh
  • Neweton' 1205 Cur 1224,7 Cl
  • Newetun' 1222 Cl
  • Newetona 1234–5 Bract
  • Neweton' Iuel 1269 FF
  • Newigton 1401–2 FA
  • Southnewington 1537 Eynsh

Etymology

'(At the) new tūn,' v. nīwe . The suffix Juel is explained by D. Royce (Oxfordshire Archæological Society Transactions for 1875), as from a family named Ivaus (Ralph Ivaus is mentioned 43 Hy 3) or Ivals , whose name appears as Jewell in Harl. MSS 1187, f. 93b.