English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Stodfold Hundred

Hundred in the County of Buckinghamshire

Historical Forms

  • Stodfald 1086 DB Ri P 1284 FA
  • Stofald, Stodfalt 1086 DB
  • Stodfold 1227,1247 Ass 1255 For 1262 Ass 1302 FA
  • Stotfald 1241 Ass
  • Stotfold 1262 Ass 1316 FA


The name is the OE  stodfald. The site of the Hundred meeting-place was in Lamport 'in a ground anciently known by the name of Stock or Stofield.' (Willis, Hist. of Buckingham , 280.)