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.


Field in the Parish of Woolland

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA
  • Haymesham 1317 MiltC
  • Haysam 1317 MiltC
  • Hays ( h ) am 1384 Prideaux 1385 MiltRoll 1545 Prideaux


Hasom(Haymesham, Haysam 1317, Hays(h)am 1384(e16), 1385(e15), 1545,probably hamm'enclosure' with a surname Haym or Hay; this p.n. gaverise to the surname found in foll.)