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.

St John's

Major Settlement in the Parish of St John's Parish

Historical Forms

  • Saint Johnestown 1481 Fabr
  • villa Sancti Johannis 1538 MinAcct
  • Saynt Johnes 1576 FF
  • St John's 1576 FF 1771 M


named from the parish church of St John's.