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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Musbury

Historical Forms

  • Forda 1086 DB
  • (la) Forde 1242 Fees785 c.1630 Pole
  • Forde juxta Trill 1378 IpmR


The ford must have been over the Trill stream supra 634.