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 Trinity

Major Settlement in the Parish of Ely Trinity

Historical Forms

  • magna parochia de Ely 1279 ElyCh
  • Trynetye Parisshe in Ely infra Insul' Elien' 1553 EAix


Magna because larger than St Mary's in the suburbs. Trinity from the dedication of the Cathedral which contains Trinity Church, formerly a chapel of the monastery.

Places in the same Parish