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Survey of English Place-Names

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Chilseygreen Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chertsey

Historical Forms

  • Chelese(ya) 1219 Bracton 1220 FF
  • Chulseye, Chelsey t.Hy3 Chertsey
  • Chylsey 1379 ib
  • Chilsey Pray 1664 Ct


Chilseygreen Fm (6″) is Chelese (ya )1219 Bracton (p), 1220 FF (p), Chulseye , Chelsey t. Hy 3 Chertsey, Chylsey 1379 ib., Chilsey Pray 1664Ct . Probably 'Cēol 's well-watered land,' v. eg . Cf. Cholsey (Berks). For Pray , cf. Pray Heath infra 158.