Shardlow & Great Wilne Parish Council

Serving the people of Shardlow & Great Wilne

Clerk RFO: Janice Jackson (locum)

Something About Willington's History

The name of the village is possibly Anglo Saxon but in early legal documents it has been variously called Wilenton, Wilentone, Wilinton, Willyington, Wilynton, Wylentone, Wylington, Wylinton,, and Wyllyington The name 'Willington' has however been generally in use since the seventeenth century.