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.

Effingham Half Hundred

Hundred in the County of Surrey

Historical Forms

  • Fingeham 1086 DB
  • Effingeham 1179 P 1225 Ass
  • Effyngheham 1289 Ipm


v. Effingham infra 102. In an Assize Roll t. Ed 1, the meeting-place is said to have been at Lethe Croyce (VCH iii, 320). In a Survey of 1651 the court leet of the two Hundreds of Effingham and Copthorne is said to have been at Leithepitt .

Parishes in this Hundred