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Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Finchampstead

Historical Forms

  • Finchamestede 1086 DB
  • Finchamstæde 1098 ASC 12th
  • Finchemsted' 1220 Fees
  • Finhamstede 1224–5 Ass
  • Finghamsted' 1242–3 Fees
  • Heamstede 1103 ASC 12th
  • hamstede c.1300 RG


'Homestead frequented by finches', v. finc , hām-stede.

Places in the same Parish