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.


Parish in the County of Staffordshire


The ancient parish of Cannock consisted of the townships of Cannock which includes Hednesford, Leacroft and Cannock Wood, Cheslyn Hay or Wyrley Bank (one of the hays of Cannock Forest), Huntington and Great Wyrley.

Major Settlements

Other places in this Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name