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Major Settlement in the Parish of Haslemere

Historical Forms

  • Heselmere 1221 ClR 1255 Ass
  • Hesselmere 1612 FF
  • Haselmere 1255 Ass 1441 Pat
  • Hasulmere 1310,1389 FF
  • Haselemere 1316 FA
  • Old Hasylmer 1486 Loseley
  • Hasselmere 1654 GodalmingParReg


'Hazel pool,' v. mere . It is not clear to what pool reference is made. The only pools of any size are those along the Shottermill valley, to the west of the present village.