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.

Faulston

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bishopstone

Historical Forms

  • Fallerstone 1275 RH
  • Falleston 1543 SR
  • Fallerdeston 1305 Ass 1422 IpmR
  • Fallardeston 1309 FF 1326 Pat 1329 Ipm
  • Falardeston 1332 SR 1429 FF
  • Fallerdson or Fallson 1773 AandD

Etymology

'Fallard 's farm,' v. tun . As this personal name is of French origin, the name must be a post-Conquest tun-formation.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement