Alternative Medieval Spellings for Eastern Essex Villages

Many medieval records contain spellings of villages that are different from the modern spellings.

In some case the village is not listed but as was often the case at Bradwell the specific Manor was listed instead.

Some of the variations found in the feet of fines and other medieval documents are listed below.

 

Althorne Aledhorn
Alethorn

Asheldham

Asshildham

Assildeham

Aintune
Bradwell on Sea Bradwell
Curie ( Curry)
Dune( Down Hall )
Pilton ( Delamere)
Wallam
  Walle
Burnham on Crouch Burnham
Cold Norton Norton
Notton

Creeksea

Crickesse  

Cricksea

Crikestethe

Crykeseye

Kirkseye
Krikesheth
Dengie Daneseye
Dansey
Danseyam
Danigeye
Dansinge
Danzey

Denesige

Dengayne

Dengy

Deningei

Hazeleigh

Haileshei

Haileslei

Haseley
Heilesle
Heylesley
Latchingdon Lacedon
Lacendun
Lachindon Cum Hameletto
Laecedune
Laeling
Laellinges
Lalling
Lallinge
Lassenduna
Latedon

Lawling

Lellinge
Snoreham
Mayland Guypesho (Nipsells)
Mailande
Mailond
Milende
Mundon Eltheneye
Elteneie
Iltney

North Fambridge

Fambregge
Fanbrigg
Fambridge

Purleigh

Purlai

Purlay

Purle
Purlea
Purlee
Purlieu
St Lawrence Newland
Sancto Laurencio
Southminster Siniminstre
Southmenstr
Southmenstre
Sudmynster
Sunecastre
Steeple Stanesgate
Steeple cum Stansgate
Steple
Steplee

Stepleton

Stow Maries Stowe
Stow Marsh
Stow Marish
Stow Mary's
  Stow  st Mary
 

Thillingeham

 

Tilingeham

Tillingham Tillingaham
 

Tillingeham

 

Tilligheham 

 

Tillyngham

 

Tyldyngham

 

Tyllingeham

  Tyllyngham
Woodham Mortimer Wodeham Mortimer

Woodham Walter

Wodeham Walter
Woodham Wauter

 

 

 

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