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.

East Morton & West Morton

Major Settlement in the Parish of Bingley

Historical Forms

  • Mortun(e), Morton(a) 1086 DB 1190–1200 Kirkst e.13 YChvii 13 Drax46 1605 FF
  • Morton(a) in Airdale 1198 Fount
  • Est Morton(a), West Morton(a) 12 Font 1279–81 QW 1285 KI 1587 WillY 1661 PRKy
  • Vest Morton(a) 13 Font


'Moorland farmstead', v. mōr , tūn .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement