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.

Kelsham Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Petworth

Historical Forms

  • Kelesham 13th Lewes134


'Cylli's ham(m).' The name Cylli is not on independent record but its existence is clear from Kilsall (Sa), Cylleshale in BCS 1317 and Cylles ege (Nth) in BCS 1129.