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.


Parish in the County of Dorset


In 1894 parts of the out-parishes of Wareham St Martin and Lady St Mary were added to Morden, but a large area in Morden in 1844 (TA ) is now included in Wareham St Martin. Charborough was formerly a separate parish.West Morden is a tithing in Rushmore hundred infra .

Major Settlements