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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Wimblington

Historical Forms

  • Staneie 1170 LibEl
  • Ston(e)heye 1221 ElyA 1497 ElyF
  • Stoney(e), Stoneya 1251 ElyCouch 1760 EAxiii


Stonea [stouni] is Staneie 1170 LibEl, Ston (e )heye 1221ElyA et freq to 1497ElyF , Stoney (e ), Stoneya 1251ElyCouch et freq to 1760 EA xiii.'Stony (i.e. gravelly) marshland,' v. stān , ēg .