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


Of the townships in this parish Altofts and Normanton now form Normanton Urban District, and Snydale (122infra ) is united with Ackton (85supra ) to form a single civil parish. Newland was formerly in Normanton township.

Major Settlements