English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Wyndham Half-Hundred

Hundred in the County of Sussex

Historical Forms

  • Wingeham 1086 DB
  • Windeham 1086 DB 1272 RH
  • Wyndeham 1279 Ass
  • Windesham 1279 Ass
  • Wylleham vel Wynham 1464 IpmR


v. Wyndham infra 213. Wyndham Hundred was half in the Rape of Bramber and half in Lewes, v. Twineham infra 279 n. Wyndham in Shermanbury was central for the whole hundred.In 1279 (Ass 914 m. 28) this hundred seems to be referred to as the hundred of Salemanneburne , i.e. Shermanbury.

Parishes in this Hundred