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.

Monkton Up Wimborne

Hundred in the County of Dorset

Historical Forms

  • Hundredum de Upwymburn', Hundredum de Upwimburne, Hundredum de Upwynburn' 1244 Ass
  • Upwymborn 1275 RH 1285 FA
  • Up Wymborn(e) 1346,1431 FA
  • Hundred of Munckton Vp Wimborne 1664 HTax


Named from Monkton Up Wimborne in Wimborne St G. par. supra , the caput of the hundred.

Parishes in this Hundred