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 Isfield

Historical Forms

  • Bochamme 1215 FF
  • Bocham 1235,1249 FF 1279 Ass
  • Boukham 1317 FF
  • Bukham 1489 Ct


Buckham is Bochamme 1215 FF (p), Bocham 1235, 1249 FF (p), 1279Ass , Boukham 1317 FF, Bukham 1489Ct . 'Beech hamm (or enclosure).'

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement