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 West Riding of Yorkshire


The townships of Churwell and Gildersome in that part of the parish of Batley (v. ii, 179supra ) which lies in Morley Wapentake are now in the Municipal Borough of Morley (ii, 182supra ).

Major Settlements