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.

Washington's Ho

Other OS name in the Parish of Great Brington


( 6 ″ ) is so called from Lawrence Washington and his family who settled here in 1616 , having come from Sulgrave , the seat of the main branch of the family ( Kelly ) .