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 Mary's Church

Other OS name in the Parish of Wigston Parva

Historical Forms

  • The Chapel 1807 Nichols
  • Chapel (St Mary) 1846,1863,1877 White
  • Chapel (St Mary the Virgin) 1925 Kelly


is The Chapel (dedicated to the Assumption of Our Lady ) 1807 Nichols, Chapel (St Mary )1846, 1863, 1877 White, Chapel (St Mary the Virgin )1925Kelly ; earlier is recorded ( duas ) capellas Wikinston et Wibetoft 1220 MHW ( with MLat  capella ' a chapel ' ) .