English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Park Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Gillingham

Historical Forms

  • Park Fm 1811 OS
  • parcus (regis) de Gilling(e)ham Hy3 Cerne 14 Cl 1228 Pat 1232
  • ad clausturam Parci de Gyllingham 1288 Ass
  • Gyllingham park 1504 Pat
  • the quenes parke of Gyllyngham, the parke at the copes 1535 Ct
  • the Parke of Gillingham 1700 Weld1


Park Fm (ST 822256), Park Fm 1811 OS, named from parcus (regis ) de Gilling (e )ham Hy3 (14) Cerne, 1228 Cl, 1232 Pat et passim , ad clausturam Parci de Gyllingham 1288Ass , Gyllingham park 1504 Pat, the quenes parke of Gyllyngham , the parke at the copes 1535Ct , the Parke of Gillingham 1700Weld 1, cf. bosco de Gillingham extra parcum 1234 Cl, Gt Park , Home Park , West Park , Park Md 1839TA , v. park . On this medieval deer park, within the forest of Gillingham, v. Cantor & Wilson 5223–7, cf. Forest Fm supra and the f.n. Gt Pale Md infra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement