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.


Field in the Parish of Clippesby

Historical Forms

  • Sherflete 1529–30 Deed 1627 Deed


Sherflete 1529–30, 1627 Deed NRO(marsh, v. scīr1'shire', scīr2'bright,gleaming' or, since this is a marsh, scearn'muck', with loss of n, and flēot)