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 Wilton

Historical Forms

  • Uuiltún 838 BCS421
  • Wiltun 854 c.1000 Asser
  • (æt) Wiltune 871 ASC 9th
  • Wiltun(e) 933,937(13th) BCS699,714 c.950 ASWills
  • (to) Wiltune 955 BCS912 14th
  • (in) Wiltune 968 13th ASWills c.975 14th
  • Wiltune, Wiltone 1086 DB


Coin-forms are Wiltu (n ) t. Edgar, Wilt (u ) t. Ethelred 2, Wiltu t. Canute, Wiltun , Wiltu , Wilt Wiltune t. Edw Conf.

'Farmstead on the river Wylye,' v. tun and Wylye supra 11.

Places in the same Parish