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.

Newton Tony

Major Settlement in the Parish of Newton Tony

Historical Forms

  • Newentone 1086 DB
  • Newenton t.John Dugdii
  • Newynton 1268 Ass
  • Nywenton 1316 FA
  • Niwetona, Niwetone t.Hy2 Ch 1270
  • Neuton juxta Cheldrington 1281 Ass
  • Neuton by Ambresbury 1297 Pat
  • Nywetone Tony 1332 SR
  • Newetontony 1347 Ch


'New farm,' v. tun and Introd. xxi. Ralph de Toenye held the manor in 1254 (Ipm). The family came from Tosny (dept. Eure) (Tengvik 115)