Annex 14

A list of old place names

Proper nameSourceInterpretation if known
Awkborough AlkeboroughMorantA family from Boyton End who married and brought land to the Mackwilliams; also Akeberwe
BradecroftS429aIn Gt Yeldham
Bradefeld In Toppesfield; properties of Pevers
Bushey later Busky1881 censusThis was on the lands of Revells Farm in the SW corner. Graham Sewrey leased shooting‑rights here from Ian Bentall.
BustockeTerrier 1611Unknown; ? also Burlestoc and Busco; SC of 1198
Boocher’s wood in RedeswellQ50   12 Jan 1569/70[Bookham = a village by the Beeches]
Collynes WoodReaney ?Collins Farm in Mill Road belonged to the Chapel
Croft aka Oswaldcroft The croft belonging to Oswald
Croft, The The Green opposite Slough Farm. Probably a spur of land Possibly a helmet, a beggar or scoundrel Perhaps a hoof
Elsdon1837 Tithe mapWestern part of Church Farm
FayerdonfeldQ42    14 Apr 1496Faith field
Gunce’s Meadow1611 & 1800Is in Toppesfield, now: Rectory owned a swathe of it. Later it was owned by a Mrs Chiswell, doubtless the widow of ‘A Gentleman ‘
Harries FarmHopkinsunknown
Hog’s Norton  
Little NortonA post cardA corner by the same farms
Messing’s FarmHopkinsMainly in Toppesfield
New Barne1881 census       6″OSMidway along the path from Levitts to The Green
Oxley’slostPart of Grenvilles
Pettyfield wood  Current OS as Pitiful wood in 1881 censusJust over the Ridgewell border by a bridle path leading to Weybridge; part of Essex Hall Farm which belongs to Mr James Shand who now owns nearly all the lands once part of Stambourne Hall
Rectory Lane1611 onA major dispute until at least 1837
Regis Pasture1837 mapPart of Stamborne Green
RockallsoralA ruin by a pond on Bentley’s land
RowleylostPart ‑owner of Leveritts
Sanborne GroveQ48       20 Jan 1524/5Sandy as opposed to stony stream; 33/4d p.a.
Sandells, Gt & Little & Gate1611 & 1837The large area to the NW of Rectory Lane.
StanbornesQ49         30 Apr 1563A rare variant of our village’s name.
TedmooreTerrier                  1611Neither JH nor I can find it.
Thorald’s GroveSC 326;     < 1198 ADunknown
Tufte or TuftefeldQ4                        1495A close of 5 acres @ The Green; soft sandy stones. The same root as tophi.

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