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.

Ameysford (Rd)

Other OS name in the Parish of Hampreston

Historical Forms

  • Aimesford Bridge 1791 Boswell


, Aimesford Bridge 1791 Boswell , possibly to be associated with the John and Roger Arney ( for Amey ? ) who in 1598DLComm had ' inclosed and shutt upp a lane … at Uddinges … called Ringwood Waye ' , cf. Arneys ( for Ameys ? ) Cl 1837TA , v. Uddens and the f.n. Old Road in Holt par . supra ; for the surname Amey , v. Kinson f. ns . supra ; the ford was where a road crossed Uddens Water , v. ford .