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.

The Chantry

Other OS name in the Parish of Gillingham


, cf . 'the chantry of St Katharine in the parish church of Gillyngham '1399 Pat , claus ' iuxta Cantariam 1501GillCt , close called Chauntrie , meadowe called Chantrue (sic)1609LRMB , Chantry [Bridge]1791 Boswell , Chantry (Md )1839TA , v. chantry ; on the chantry of St Catherine in Gillingham , dissolved c. 1541 , v. Hutch3 3642 .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement