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.

Tollard Farnham

Early-attested site in the Parish of Farnham

Historical Forms

  • Tollard Farnham 1811 OS
  • Farnham 1224 Cur
  • Toulard, Fernham 1282 FF
  • Tollard Farneham 1500 Pat
  • de To(u)llard' 1202,1224 Cur
  • Tollar 1202 Cur
  • Tollard(e) 1242–3 Fees 1409 Cl
  • Toller 1541 Glyn


Tollard Farnham (ST 950160), Tollard Farnham 1811 OS, Farnham 1224 Cur, Toulard , Fernham 1282 FF (sic, the comma is editorial), Tollard Farneham 1500 Pat. The affix Tollard - is manorial, from the family of Brian de To (u )llard '1202, 1224 Cur, To (u )llard ' being Tollard Royal in Wiltshire (v. PN W 208) which par. borders on Farnham. In the indexes to the printed sources the forms Tollar 1202 Cur, Tollard (e )1242–3 Fees, 1409 Cl are identified with this place, and Toller 1541Glyn probably also belongs here.