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.

Wellington

Major Settlement in the Parish of Wellington

Historical Forms

  • The Talbott 1723 SAS2/IV
  • The Crown 1812 PR(L)

Etymology

It is one of 10 'east settlement'names in Sa, and is probably so called from its position in relation to Uppington. A three-hide estate here was granted by king Edgar to Eadhelm in A.D. 975 (S 802): v. infra for the boundary survey.

Places in the same Parish