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 Tillington

Historical Forms

  • Kyndhurst 1288 Ass 1327 SR
  • Kembers 1480 Banco


Kimbers (6″) is Kyndhurst in 1288Ass and 1327 SR (both p), Kembers in 1480 (Banco ). The later development is due to assimilation of nd to mb .