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.

Coker's Frome (Fm)

Early-attested site in the Parish of Stinsford

Historical Forms

  • Coker's Frome 1774 Hutch1
  • Coker 1484 Hutch3
  • East Froome Whitfield 1607 Clegg
  • the farme of East Froome 1641 Ilch


Coker's Frome (Fm) (SY 698914), Coker 's Frome 1774 Hutch1, named from the family of John Coker 1433, Robert Coker 1484 Hutch3; it was called East Froome Whitfield 1607 Clegg, the farme of East Froome 1641Ilch (to distinguish it from Frome Whitfield infra to which manor it once belonged), and Culls Frome 1811 OS (cf. Colliton Ho in Dorchester par. supra ).