Early-attested site in the Parish of Deerhurst
- Apperleg(a), Apperle(e), Apperlei(e), Apperley(e) c.1210 GlR 1210–12 RBE 1221,1248 Ass c.1250 GlR 1587 FF
- Aperley, Aperlegh c.1240 GlR 1248 FF 1535 VE
- Appurle(ie), Appurley(e) 1304 Ipm 1378 Works 1545 LP
Apperley, Apperleg (a ), Apperle (e ), Apperlei (e ), Apperley (e )c. 1210 GlR, 1210–12 RBE, 1221, 1248Ass , c. 1250 GlR (p)et passim to 1587FF , Aperley , Aperlegh c. 1240 GlR, 1248FF , 1535 VE, Appurle (ie ), Appurley (e )1304 Ipm, 1378 Workset freq to 1545 LP. 'Clearing near the appletree or one used for growing such', v. apuldor , lēah , but OE æppel-trēow is also possible as that word is sometimes reduced to Apper -, quite early, cf. Apperley (Nb 6), Apperley Bridge (YW iii, 259).