Street names in Orton – Brimbles, Wistow and Goldhay – were all probably medieval Northamptonshire field names. (Orton) Southgate was a well-known family from Alwalton. Bushfield was one of three open fields in Orton Waterville. However there were streets named after real people, for example Marsham, Pennington and Winyates.
Look at the list of Werrington street names. Which street was named after the Bishop of Peterborough from 1728 – 1747?Source Bank 2 Answer
Leslie Webb was the man responsible for devising the names of streets.
What is the name of your street? How do you think it may have got its name?
How did Papyrus Road in Werrington get its name?Answer
Papyrus was a 1930s steam locomotive that travelled at 108 mph on the LNER main line near Peterborough in 1935.