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 Framfield

Historical Forms

  • Sharelond 1438,1452 Ct
  • a shareland in two parcels 1546 LP


Sharelands is Sharelond 1438, 1452Ct , a shareland in two parcels 1546 LP. The name must refer to a piece of land parcelled out among various owners.