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.

Chelmshoe Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Great Maplestead

Historical Forms

  • Chelmesho(o), Chelmesho(o)woode 1272(p),1338 StJohn 1351 Ass
  • Chelmesho(o)woode alias Chelmeshy wood 1577 Rental
  • Gelmeshoue 13th StJohn
  • Chelmeshouse 1538 Rental
  • Chel(l)m(e)sey wood 1547 HarlR 1574 Bodl
  • Chelmsoe Wood c.1840 TA


Chelmshoe Ho is Chelmesho (o ), Chelmesho (o )woode 1272(p), 1338StJohn , 1351Ass , Chelmesho (o )woode alias Chelmeshy wood 1577Rental , Gelmeshoue 13thStJohn (p), Chelmeshouse 1538Rental , Chel (l )m (e )sey wood 1547HarlR , 1574Bodl , Chelmsoe Wood c. 1840 TA. 'Cēolhelm 's ridge,' v. hoh . Cf. Ceolmes gemære 969 BCS 1241.

Places in the same Parish