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.

Swetemilke holme

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Swetemilke holme 1595 FMap
  • a mawre called Sweetmilkholme c.1638 Holywell

Etymology

Swetemilke holme 15952, a mawre called Sweetmilkholme c.1638(a complimentary nicknamefor a productive holme or salt-hill)