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.

Hawk Mill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Little Wilbraham

Historical Forms

  • molendinum de Halke 1279 RH
  • Halkmylne 1398 Cl
  • Hawkemyll 1570 CCC
  • le Halke de Wilburham 1245 AD
  • Halkpath 1339 CartMisc
  • Halkestrete 1446 Rental


Hawk Mill is molendinum de Halke 1279 RH, Halkmylne 1398 Cl, Hawkemyll 1570CCC . It takes its name from le Halke de Wilburham 1245AD which gave name also to Halkpath 1339CartMisc , Halkestrete 1446Rental , 'mill in the nook or corner,' v. halke infra 328.

Places in the same Parish