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.

Pershull '

Field in the Parish of Motcombe

Historical Forms

  • Pershull ' 1838 TA
  • Great Persehill 1455 Cl
  • Litelpersehill 1455 Cl


Pershull' 1441, Great Persehill, Litelpersehill 1455(v. hyll, first el. probably the pers.n. Piers, cf.the f.n. Pierce Hays in Gillingham par. supra)