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.

Rychemansmyll

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • Rychemansmyll 1482 Ct
  • Richemyl ( l ) 1483 Ct
  • Rychemyl ( l ) 1483 Ct
  • cotag ' voc ' Richemill 1615 DuCo
  • le vayre 1615 DuCo
  • fishing iuxta Pomerye 1615 DuCo

Etymology

Rychemansmyll 1482, Richemyl(l), Rychemyl(l)1483, cotag' voc' Richemill als. le vayre vel fishing iuxta Pomerye 1615(cf.Thomas Rycheman als. Belhous 1402, the Fair and Fishery 1821, v. myln,fishing'a fishery', Poundbury supra; vayre, fair probably represent MEweyour'a fishpond')