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.

Stinsford

Major Settlement in the Parish of Stinsford

Historical Forms

  • Stiteford, Stincteford (for Stineteford ?) 1086 DB
  • Stintesford Hy3 Ipm 1244 Ass 1286 AD 1306 1346 FA
  • Styntesford(e) 1303 1306 Ilch 1327 SR 1330 Ilch 1338 HarlCh 1446 Pat
  • Styntesford(e) iuxta Dorchestre 1408 Ilch
  • Stynttesford 1332 SR
  • Stinteford 1236 Fees 1244 Ass 1259 Cl 1268 Ass 1288 ib
  • Stynteford 1268 1303 FA 1363 Cl
  • Styntefforde 1381 Ct
  • Stynsford 1270 ChrP 1372 Ilch 1492
  • Stynesford(e) 1478 Weld2 1492,1497 Ilch
  • Stynnesforth 1529 AD
  • Stynford 1575 Saxton
  • Stynsforde als. Stynesforth als. Stynford 1591 Ilch
  • Stinchefford 1285 FA

Etymology

'Ford frequented by the sandpiper or dunlin', v. stint , ford , cf. on stintes ford (e ), æt stintes ford (e )892 BCS 567, 934 ib 699 (in bounds of North Newnton W), Stinchcombe Gl 2250. The ford was no doubt across R. Frome or some branch of it.

Places in the same Parish

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