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.

Fernhayes Copse

Other OS name in the Parish of Child Okeford

Historical Forms

  • Fernhayes 1702 DCMDeed
  • Ferny Lands 1721 DCMDeed
  • Fernlong otherwise Ferney land 1788 DCMDeed


, Fernhayes 1702DCMDeed , Ferny Lands 1721DCMDeed ,Fernlong otherwise Ferney land 1788DCMDeed , v. fearn , (ge)hæg .