Early-attested site in the Parish of Whitestone
- (of) Halsforda c.1100 Earle
- Halsford, Halesford 1275 RH
- Halesford 1276 Ipm
- Halsford 1285 FA 1331 FF
- Halseford juxta Whyteston 1303 FA
- Halseord 1274 RH
Probably 'ford by the neck of land,' with the element heals discussed in Addenda, Part i, lviii. There is a long ridge here between the Alphin and the Nadder streams.