Early-attested site in the Parish of Croydon
- Selherst 1229 FF 1537 CtRequests
- Selerste, Selhurstbrook 1536 Colliii
- Selhurst al. Selherst 1540 LP
- Scellerst 1543 Survey
- Selhurstlane 1548 LRMB
- Sellis Place 1765 R.
Selhurst is Selherst 1229FF , 1537CtRequests , Selerste , Selhurstbrook 1536 Coll iii, Selhurst al. Selherst 1540 LP, Scellerst 1543Survey , Selhurstlane 1548LRMB , Sellis Place 1765 R. The early forms are too scanty for any certainty. The first element may, as suggested by Professor Ekwall, be OE sealh, 'willow.' v. hyrst .