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.

Marsh Gibbon

Major Settlement in the Parish of Marsh Gibbon

Historical Forms

  • Merse 1086 DB 1214 Abbr 1229 Bract 1241,1247 Ass 1284 FA
  • Gibbemers 1273 Ipm
  • Mersh Gibwyne 1292 Ipm
  • Mersshgibewyne 1323 Cl
  • Marsh Gibbyon, Marsh Gubbyon Eliz ChancP
  • Marsh Gibwen 1806 Lysons


v. mersc . The connexion with the Gibwen family goes back to the 12th cent. (RBE 317).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site