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.

Perry Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Sturminster Newton

Historical Forms

  • Perry Fm 1811 OS
  • the manor called Perys House 1511 Hutch3
  • Per(r)y House 1515,1640 ib
  • Perry-Court 1774 Hutch1


Perry Fm (ST 752143), Perry Fm 1811 OS, the manor called Perys House 1511 Hutch3, Per (r )y House 1515, 1640 ib, Perry -Court 1774 Hutch1, cf. William de Piro 13 GlastR, Edward atte Puriemes 'e14GlastE , John atte Purye 1331 FF, Thomas Pery (conveyor of the manor) 1511 Hutch3, v. pirige 'pear-tree', atte 'at the'.