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.

Schernham

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • Schernham 1329 Ilch
  • Shernham 1330 Ilch
  • Scharnham 1330 Ilch

Etymology

Schernham 1329, Shernham, Scharnham 1330(v. scearn'muck')