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 Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • 1810 EA
  • Walteresmere 1272–89 ChNCP
  • Walteresmer 1422 FB


Walesmore(Walteresmere 1272–89 ChNCP, said to be in Winterton, Walteresmer 1422 FB; OG  Walter became a popular ME name, v. Reaney s.n., and mere1, mōr1)