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.

Markham Cl

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • c.1830 Yarb 1832 Yarb
  • markam Dale 1638 Terrier
  • Markeham dale 1679 Terrier
  • Markham dale 1721 Terrier

Etymology

Markham Cl c.1830, 1832(markam Dale 1638,Markeham dale 1679, Markham dale 1721, from the surn. Markham, cf. WalkerMarkham 1585 PR, with deill)