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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Chobham

Historical Forms

  • Pentecost al. Panchurst 1605 LRMB
  • Panchurst mead 1609 LRMB
  • Penticost al. Panchursh ib.
  • Pancrets 1816 O.S.
  • Pancrest 1823 Br
  • Pankhurst 1823 G


Pankhurst is Pentecost al. Panchurst 1605LRMB , Panchurst mead 1609LRMB , Penticost al. Panchursh ib., Pancrets 1816 O.S., Pancrest 1823 Br, Pankhurst 1823 G., and is to be associated with the family of John Pentecost , taxator for Godley Hundred in 1332 (SR). The modern form is corrupt.