English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Shert Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • Shert Hall 1860 White
  • Sherde, Sherde in villa de Distellegh 1467,1471 MinAcct
  • Shirt 1664 Dow


Shert Hall (lost), Shert Hall 1860 White, Sherde , Sherde in villa de Distellegh 1467, 1471MinAcct , Shirt 1664Dow , cf. the surname de Sherde 1342 Orm2, del S (c )herd (of Stanley )1384Rental , 1389 ChRR, 1393Dow , Sherte 1503ChFor , v. scerde 'a gap, a cleft, a pass', which would exactly suit the location of Disley Dene supra . The family surname is also associated with Fulshaw Hall 228supra (the earliest record) and Shirdfold 182supra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name