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.

Ixhill Hundred

Hundred in the County of Buckinghamshire

Historical Forms

  • Tichessele, Ticheshele 1086 DB
  • Yxhelle 1175 P
  • Hikeshelle 1189 P
  • Hikeshulle 1265 Misc
  • Ixhulle Ri P 1227 Ass 1238 Fees 1241 Ass 1346 FA
  • Ickeshulle 1232 Fees 1255 For
  • Ixhill 1242 Fees 1247 Ass
  • Ikeshulle 1241,1262 Ass 1316 FA
  • Yckeshulle 1263 Misc


The Hundred meeting-place was at Ixhill in Oakley, on comparatively low-lying ground, the parishes of Boarstall, Brill, Chilton and Long Crendon forming a well-marked half- circle of hills round it. For the etymology v. Ixhill infra . The DB form is corrupt, perhaps through prefixing of the final t of the preposition æt to it. v. æt .