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 Chidham

Historical Forms

  • Hambrook 1327 SR
  • Hambrouk 1332 SR


The second element is broc in the Sussex sense of well- watered land. Hambrook because marked by a ham or hamm .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement