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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.

Rifeham Md

Field in the Parish of West Orchard

Historical Forms

  • 1840 TA
  • Reve hamme c.1560 Glyn
  • Reve Mede 1576 Glyn
  • Reveham 1576 Glyn

Etymology

Rifeham Md(Reve hamme c.1560, Reve Mede alias Reveham 1576, v.(ge)rēfa'reeve',hamm, mǣd; the location of this hamm at least partly corresponds withthat of the earlier archet hamm infra)

Places in the same Parish