Whats in a name?

Over the years the name of the village has changed many times. It has been known as:

Eglestun, Dom. Bk. (1068);

Ecclisto, Eccliston, 1212;

Ecleston, 1285;

Great Eccleston.1296;

Other names include: Eccleston, Ecclestons, Greater Eccleston, Much Eccleston, and Eccleston Magna.

Eccleston, Great 1887



Copp where the church of St Anne is situated was once called Copp Chapell