Hundred in the County of Sussex
- Bercha(m) 1086 DB
- Bercompe 1316 FA
- Bercamp 1332 SR
v. Barcombe infra 313. Barcombe is central for the hundred.Barcombe Hundred was divided into the vills of Northborgh (= Newick), Middelborgh (= Barcombe), Southborgh (= Hamsey), cf. 1327 SR, borgh being used here of the tithing of a hundred. For the history of this word, which is a short form of friðborh , 'frankpledge,' v. NEDs. v. borrow , sb. and Stevenson in EHR 28, 299.