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Here is my list of the alternative spellings and the abbreviations that have been used to identify the West Cumbrian town now officially known as 'Workington'.

I am sure there are many, many more waiting to be discovered.

The alternatives are listed in alphabetical order.

WAORK

Waorkington

WARK

2 Warkingtan

3 Warkington

4 Warkinston

5 Warkinthone

6 Warkinton

WEORC

7 Weorcingatun

WEORK

8 Weorkington

WERK

9 Werkenton

10 Werkington

11 Werkinton

12 Werkyngton

WERL

13 Werlington

WHORK

14 Whorkington

WIKI

15 Wikington

WIORK

16 Wiorkington

WIRCH

17 Wirchingetona

18 Wirchinghetona

19 Wirchington

20 Wirchintona

21 Wirchintuna

WIRG

22 Wirgington

WIRK

23 Wirkeinton

24 Wirkengton

25 Wirkenton

26 Wirketon

27 Wirkington

28 Wirkingtona

29 Wirkingtun

30 Wirkinton

31 Wirkintonae

32 Wirkintun

33 Wirkintuna

34 Wirkongton

35 Wirkygton

36 Wirkyngton

37 Wirkyngtona

38 Wirkynton

WK

39 Wk/ton

40 Wk'ton

41 WKG

42 Wkgtn

43 Wkgton

44 Wkn

45 Wkngtn

46 WKNT  http://raildar.co.uk/arrive/WKNT

47 Wkntn (Wkn'ton not confirmed)

48 Wktn

49 Wkton

W'K

50 W'kton

WK

51  W"kton

WO

52 Wo

WO'K

53 Wo'kington

WO'-K

54 Wo'-kington

WOEK

55 Woekington

WOFK

56 Wofkington

WO-K

57 Wo-kington (o)

WOIK

58 Woikington

59 Woik-ington

WOK

60 Wokington

WOR

61 Wor

WOOK

62 Wookitun

WOORK

63 Woork-kyngton

64 Woorkyngton

WORCH

65 Worchington

WORG

66 Worgington

WORK

67 Work

68 Work'ton

69 Workengton

70 Workenton

71 Workignton

72 Workin'ton

73 Workingaton

74 Workingotn

75 Workingston

76 Workingtoj

77 Workington

78 Workinto

79 Workinton

80 Workintou

81 Work-ing-ton

82 Wor-king-ton

83 Workiton

84 Workkington

85 Workongton

86 Workiungton

87 Workyngton

88 Worky

WORQ

89 Worqington

WRK

90 Wrk

91 Wrkgtn

92 Wrkn

93 Wrktn

94 Wrkt'n

95 Wrk'tn

96 Wrkgtn

WRYK

97 Wrykington

98 Wrykinton

W'RK

99 W'rktn

WUCK

100 Wucki'n

101 Wuckington

102 Wuckinton

WUK

103 Wuki

104 Wuki'n

105 Wukington

106 Wukint'n

107 Wukintn

108 Wukinton

109 Wukintun

110 Wukitn

111 Wukiton

112 Wuki'ton

113 Wukitun

WUKK

114 Wukkie

115 Wukki'n

116 Wukkit'n

117 Wukkiton

118 Wukky

WURC

119 Wurcingtun

WURK

120 Wurki'ton

121 Wurkington

122 Wurkinton

WYNK

123 Wynkinton

WYRCH

124 Wyrchyngton

125 Wyrchynton

WYREK

126 Wyrekenton

127 Wyrekington

WYRK

128 Wyrkenton

129 Wyrkentonian

130 Wyrkingthon

131 Wyrkington

132 Wyrkinton

133 Wyrkintun

134 Wyrkngton

135 Wyrkyngton

136 Wyrkyngtona


OTHERS

137 W^orkington

138 V/orkington

139 ˈwəːkɪŋtən

140 ˈwɜːkɪŋtən

141 ?orkington

142 Orkington

143 orkington

144...orkington

145 fforkington

146 nogworktin

I have included all the alternatives that I discovered, whether they were created by design or by accident, such as typing error, imperfect scanning, or the mishearing by a writer, of our West Cumbrian pronunciation.

Verification of other alternatives is taking place.

Recent finds:

1810 German publication by Heinrich Schorch, 'Neueste Lander- und Volkerkunde. Ein geographisches Lesebuch' (page 286)

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Cf: [http:// http://cis01.central.ucv.ro/litere/onomastica_lexicologie/revista_scol_2008/victor_olaru.pdf PLACE-NAMES ILLUSTRATING SOCIAL AND LEGAL CUSTOMS]


Not to be confused with Warkton 

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