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.

Cardington

Major Settlement in the Parish of Cardington

Historical Forms

  • Cardintune 1086 DB
  • Cardinton' Templariorum 1170,89 P
  • Kardintona 1185 Templars
  • Kardinton' militum Templi 1190 P
  • Kardinton 1221 Ass
  • Kardinton' 1271-2 ForProc
  • Cardinton 1271-2 Ass 1722 PR(H) 1750 PR(H)
  • Kardenton' 1271-2 Ass
  • Cardynton 1308 Pat
  • Cardenton 1655 PR(L)
  • Carditona 1185 Templars 1577 Saxton
  • Karditona 1185 Templars
  • Cardyton 1327 Pat 1334 SR
  • Kartington' 1200 P
  • Cartinton' 1201 P
  • Cridinton 1243 Pat
  • Kardington' 1271-2 ForProc
  • Cardyngton 1397 Pat 1535
  • Cardington 1559-60 CornR.O.

Etymology

'Estate associated with Card(a)', an -ingtūn name. The personal name is discussed under Cardeston.