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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Woodham

Historical Forms

  • Wodehamme 1370 BM
  • Woods Ham 1766 J


'A district called Ham extended into the parishes of Waddesdon and Wotton Underwood. The part in Waddesdon was situated in Eythrope and called the manor of Ham or Woodham, and that in Wotton was called Ham, Fieldham or Ham cum Wotton' ( VCH ). v. hamm .

Places in the same Parish