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.


Parish in the County of Dorset


This par. was transferred to Ha in 1930. It was originally the E division of Canford Magna par. supra (this was divided into three parts from at least the 16th cent., v. Hutch3 3295), but was formed into a separate par. in 1833.Branksome par. supra was formed out of it in 1894.

Major Settlements