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 Baschurch

Historical Forms

  • Aitone 1086 DB
  • Eton 1271-2 Ass 1310 Ipm 1335 HAC
  • Eaton 1687 PR(L)
  • Yeaton 1702 PR(L)


See Eaton supra . This 'river-settlement' is by the R. Perry in Baschurch parish. The modern pronunciation is [jeton].