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.

litle Moigne clos

Field in the Parish of Waithe

Historical Forms

  • litle Moigne clos 1537–38 AOMB 1537–38 AOMB
  • Moigne South close 1537–38 AOMB 1537–38 AOMB
  • Moines Close 1656 Haigh

Etymology

litle Moigne clos, Moigne South close 1537–38, Moines Close 1656(named from the Moigne family, cf. Thomas Moygne of Wyfflingham(i.e.North Willingham LNR) named in the 1537–38 document)