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 Winsley

Historical Forms

  • Winesleg' 1242 Fees
  • Wineslege 1249 Ass 1332 SR
  • Weneslegh 1341 Rental
  • Winslegh 1363 FF
  • Wynnesley 1523 SR


'Wine 's clearing or wood,' v. leah .

Places in the same Parish