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.

Lambourn Hundred

Hundred in the County of Berkshire

Historical Forms

  • Lamborne 1086 DB
  • Lamburn 1180 P
  • Launburn' 1219 Fees
  • manor and hundred of Chepyng Lambourne 1367 Pat


The Hundred is named from the royal manor of (Chipping) Lambourn, v. 333. It contains Lambourn, the largest parish in the county, and East Garston; the latter place was part of Lambourn in 1086.

Parishes in this Hundred