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.

Ely St Mary

Major Settlement in the Parish of Ely St Mary

Historical Forms

  • parochia Ste Marie de Ely 1275 ElyF
  • Ely Seynt Mary infra Insul' Elien' 1553 EAix


So called from the dedication of the church.