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.

Northbury Fm and Southbury Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ruscombe

Historical Forms

  • Ruscombe Southbury prebenda, Ruscombe Northbury prebenda 1535 VE
  • Northbury, Southbury Fm 1846 Snare


Northbury Fm and Southbury Fm, Ruscombe Southbury prebenda , Ruscombe Northbury prebenda 1535 VE, Northbury , Southbury Fm 1846 Snare. The estate was apparently divided into two halves, known as 'north manor' and 'south manor', v. burh .