Etymologically this is ‘Wulfric’s ton’, and thus has to be associated with an early personal name. Included in the Courtenay Survey (circa 1790) where Grace Windeatt is said to occupy the house and 188 acres and Nicholas Lightfoot a house and 220 acres.
WOOSTON CASTLE. Prehistoric earthwork. Included in the Courtenay Survey (circa 1790) where it formed part of Wooston common, then occupied by Nicholas Lightfoot.