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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Bromham

Historical Forms

  • Bromham 1086 DB t.earlyWm2 BMFacs
  • Brumham 1086 ExonDB
  • Bromham al. Brumham 1760 Recov
  • Bramham 1168 P
  • Bromeham 1433 Cl 1458,1494 Pat 1576 FF


'Broom ham or hamm (enclosure).'