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.

Birchell's Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ardleigh


Birchell's Fm (6″) is an error for Birchett 's , the latter being the form on the original 6″ map. It is near Burkitt's in Dedham infra 386 and is Burchett (e )s alias Burches 1578Ct , which was probably the home of William and John atte Byrchet (1327SR ).