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.

Upper Halliford and Lower Halliford

Early-attested site in the Parish of Sunbury

Historical Forms

  • (to) halgan forde 962 BCS1085
  • halgeford 969 Crawford c.1100 FF 1208 Ass 1274
  • halgeforte 969 BCS1264 13th
  • Halegeford 1206 Abbr 1268 FF
  • Halegheford 1268 ib
  • Halegford 1286 ib
  • Haleghford 1298 ib
  • Halheford 1252 FF
  • Haleheford 1274 Ass
  • Haluford 1259 FF
  • Haleweford 1274 Ass
  • Halleweford 1280 FF
  • Uphaleweford 1274 Ass
  • Hal(l)eford 1274 Ass
  • Uppehalleford 1294 ib
  • Uphalleford 1417 BM
  • Halkeford 1274 Ass
  • Halgford 1294 1389 FF
  • Halgheford 1316 FA 1326 FF
  • Northerhalgheford 1306 ib
  • Netherhalford 1349 FF
  • Netherhalghford 1351 ib
  • Uphalford 1445 BM
  • Heloughford al. Halforde 1545 LP
  • Hawlford 1576 ParReg
  • Uphawlford 1676 FF
  • Lower hallingford 1558 ChancP
  • Halford al. Hallowford 1650 Madge
  • Halford al. Hollowford 1651 ib
  • Halliford 1801 EnclA

Etymology

'The holy ford,' v. halig , ford . The reason for the name is unknown.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement