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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Wickhamford

Historical Forms

  • Prestesmede 709 BCS125 c.1200
  • Prestemede 1233 ChronEve 13th


'Priest's mead,' v. mæd , surviving to this day in a field-name.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement