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.

Shipbourne Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wisborough Green

Historical Forms

  • Shipburne 1313 FF
  • Skiborne 1547 SRS14,219


Shipbourne Fm is Shipburne in 1313 (FF) (p), Skiborne in 1547 (SRS 14, 219). 'Sheep stream.' v. sceap , burna .