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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Guiseley

Historical Forms

  • Carletun(e), Carleton 1086 DB c.1230 Bodl76 1285 KI 1303 Aid 1641 Rates
  • East(e) Carleton 1577 WillY 1606 FF
  • Karleton 1200–25 Hem 1271 FF
  • Westcarlton 1556 TestLds


'The churls' farm-stead', v. ceorl (replaced by karl ), tūn , cf. Carleton ii, 71supra .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site