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


Wakefield is now a County Borough and includes the townships of Wakefield and Lupset from the old parish of Wakefield and the township of Sandal Magna (107supra ). The townships of Kirkhamgate, Outwood and Stanley now form Stanley Urban District. Alverthorpe with Thorns (in Wakefield township) was originally a separate township. Kirkhamgate, Lupset and Outwood townships were originally part of Stanley township.

Major Settlements

Other places in this Parish

Other OS name