English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Shut-lock Ham

Field in the Parish of Eynsham

Historical Forms

  • Shut-lock Ham 1650 Chambers
  • Shutlockes Ham 1615 CorpusMap

Etymology

Shut-lock Ham(Sidelakesham 1213–28, Sudelakesham 1268–81, Sydelakesham, Sedelakesham 1363, Shutlockes Ham 1615 CorpusMap,'Sidelāc's hamm'; a name Sideloc is recorded once, and both elements are common in personal names)