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.

The Ham

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • le Ham 1615 DuCo

Etymology

The Ham(or Lime Kiln Pce)(le Ham 1615, v. hamm)