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.

Fisherton de la Mere

Major Settlement in the Parish of Fisherton de la Mere

Historical Forms

  • Fisertone 1086 DB
  • Fisserton 1173,1194 P
  • Fiskerton 1275 RH
  • Fisshereton juxta Wili 1289 Ass
  • Fisherton juxta Codeforde 1318 WIpm
  • Fyssherton Dalamare 1412 FA
  • Fisherton Dalamore t.Jas1 ECP
  • Fissentona 1158 France
  • Fisselton' 1200 Cur


'Fishermen's farm,' v. tun . Cf. Fisherton Anger in Salisbury supra 22–3. Next Wylye and Codford to distinguish it from that place. John de la Mare held the manor in 1377 (FF ).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site