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.

The Actrees

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hamfallow

Historical Forms

  • Aketre 1243–5 Berk
  • crucem voc' Aketre 1287 Ass
  • litle Actrees, Acte tree 1575 TRMB
  • the further Actrees 1627 Inq


The Actrees, Aketre 1243–5 Berk, crucem voc ' Aketre 1287Ass , litle Actrees , Acte tree 1575TRMB , the further Actrees 1627 Inq. 'The oak-trees', v. āc , trēow .