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 East Lavington, otherwise Woolavington

Historical Forms

  • Aluredesham 1229 FF
  • Aluredesham juxta Middehurst 1279 Ass
  • Alveredesham 1261 Ass 1345 Pat
  • Alfredesham 1242 Ch
  • Alfradesham 1271 Ch
  • Alversham 1542 LP


'Ælfred 's ham(m).'

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement