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.

Stockham Marsh

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bremhill

Historical Forms

  • Stokham 1289 Ass
  • Stokeham marshe 1553 Devizes
  • Stockham, Stockham mershe 1564 Add


Stockham Marsh is Stokham 1289Ass , Stokeham marshe 1553Devizes , Stockham , Stockham mershe 1564Add . Perhaps a compound of stocc , 'stump' and hamm .